[ak-wuh-luh; Italian ah-kwee-lah]
- a city in central Italy.
Also called L'Aq·ui·la [lah-kwee-lah] /ˈlɑ kwi lɑ/, A·qui·la de·gli A·bruz·zi [ah-kwee-lah de-lyee ah-broot-tsee] /ˈɑ kwi lɑ ˌdɛ lyi ɑˈbrut tsi/.
- the Eagle, a northern constellation south of Cygnus, containing the bright star Altair.
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Straight to the Count of Aquila went the fool with his letter.
The Count of Aquila was superintending the work to which he had set a half-score of men.
I have not ridden from Aquila for just the pleasure of passing the time of day with you.
At last, with a half-sigh, Fabrizio da Lodi turned once more to Aquila.
- a constellation lying in the Milky Way close to Cygnus and situated on the celestial equator. The brightest star is Altair
from Latin: eagle
- a city in central Italy, capital of Abruzzi region. Pop: 68 503 (2001)Official name: Aquila degli Abruzzi (ˈdeʎʎi aˈbruttsi)
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- A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Aquarius and Hercules. Aquila (the Eagle) contains the bright star Altair.
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