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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating or pertaining to Emilia, a compartiment or general geographical division of the kingdom of Italy, lying north of the Apennines and south of the Po, and named from the ancient Via Æmilia, or Æmilian Way, which passes through it. It comprises the northern part of the former Papal States (the Romagna) and the former duchies of Parma and Modena.
  • n. An inhabitant of the province of Emilia, Italy.


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