Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of northern Italy northwest of Milan. It is the center of a popular resort area. Population: 82,200.

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  • proper n. Province of Lombardy, Italy.
  • proper n. Capital of the province of Varese.

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  • n. United States composer (born in France) whose music combines dissonance with complex rhythms and the use of electronic techniques (1883-1965)

Etymologies

From Italian Varese. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • VARESE (Emilio Memmi, Prince of), of the Cane-Memmis, born in 1797, a member of the greater nobility, descendant of the ancient Roman family of Memmius, received the name of Prince of Varese on the death of

    Repertory of the Comedie Humaine Part 2

  • Her first love remains running: the morning after the 2008 world championships in Varese she could not wait to pull on her running shoes, as it is not a luxury she can permit herself during the cycling season.

    Emma Pooley confirms her place among the world's elite

  • "He will make everyone on the team better and that is a good thing," Leipheimer said from the cycling world championships in Varese, Italy.

    Armstrong to align with Astana in Tour return, form new team

  • I left a solid 30 minutes before the race started, but spent a solid 20 of those driving in circles through the cluster of twisty roads known as Varese, and then out of nowhere I pop onto the road to Como and I'm right in the middle of the caravan of mad dashing to get to Como - team cars, press cars, you name it - they were all driving not one mph south of insane.

    PezCyclingNews.com

  • "Varese" had been detached to assist in operations on the other side of the island, and joined Albini's squadron of wooden ships while the fight was in progress.

    Famous Sea Fights From Salamis to Tsu-Shima

  • Born in Varese north of Milan, he studied in Italy's financial capital at its business-oriented Bocconi university, and then did graduate studies in economics at Yale under a Nobel winner, the late James Tobin, another otherwise obscure economists whose name is also in the news, for his advocacy of a "Tobin" tax on foreign currency transactions.

    Berlusconi's replacement as Italy's PM: will it be the fixer or the technocrat?

  • He is a two-time national champion, who had his best season in 2008, finishing fifth in Liege-Bastogne-Liege, sixth in the Amstel Gold Race and eighth at the road world championships in Varese, Italy.

    New doping procedure against banned cyclist

  • Matti Breschel (DEN) Breschel had a great season in 2009, a year after winning bronze, his first world championships medal, behind two Italians at the 2008 championships in Varese.

    Favorites for Sunday’s world road race championships

  • "Since any economic activity in China is subject to intrusive inspections and requires several permits, and independent courts are not effective in protecting the victims of officials' harassment, even entrepreneurs producing legal commodities, such as light bulbs, can benefit from entering into such arrangements," Mr. Varese writes.

    The Law of the Mafia Jungle

  • Even giving citizens the vote is not sufficient to shift the balance of terror, Mr. Varese says—mafias have traded in votes, too, and politicians can gain by using thugs against their opponents.

    The Law of the Mafia Jungle

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