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ancona

[ahn-kaw-nah; English ang-koh-nuh] /ɑnˈkɔ nɑ; English æŋˈkoʊ nə/
noun, plural ancone
[ahn-kaw-ne] /ɑnˈkɔ nɛ/ (Show IPA).
English, anconas. Italian.
1.
an altarpiece, usually consisting of a painted panel or panels, reliefs, or statues set in an elaborate frame.
Origin of ancona
1870-1875
First recorded in 1870-75

Ancona

[ahn-kaw-nah] /ɑnˈkɔ nɑ/
noun
1.
a seaport in E Italy, on the Adriatic Sea.
2.
one of a Mediterranean breed of chickens having mottled black-and-white plumage.
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Ancona

/Italian aŋˈkoːna/
noun
1.
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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