[ahn-kaw-nah; English ang-koh-nuh]
- an altarpiece, usually consisting of a painted panel or panels, reliefs, or statues set in an elaborate frame.
Origin of ancona
First recorded in 1870–75
- a seaport in E Italy, on the Adriatic Sea.
- one of a Mediterranean breed of chickens having mottled black-and-white plumage.
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I arrived in Ancona on the 25th of February, 1744, and put up at the best inn.
Fiume is just opposite Ancona on the other side of the gulf.
The Campagna would have been what the marches of Ancona now are.
I had got my maid to come to me from Ancona with some dresses.Captain Mansana and Mother's Hands
Ancona Tonio interrupts the overture in order to sing a prologue.
- a port in central Italy, on the Adriatic, capital of the Marches: founded by Greeks from Syracuse in about 390 bc . Pop: 100 507 (2001)
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