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Foggia

[fawd-jah]
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noun
  1. a city in SE Italy.
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Examples from the Web for foggia

Historical Examples

  • "We are going to be transferred to-morrow to the prison at Foggia," she said.

    Stories By English Authors: Italy

    Various

  • At Foggia we have not even the amount of hill which we have at Benevento.

    Studies of Travel: Italy

    Edward A. Freeman

  • Another inscription records the fact that it was the work of Nicholas, the son of Bartolommeus of Foggia.

  • Of Foggia itself many perhaps have never heard except as a railway junction.

    Studies of Travel: Italy

    Edward A. Freeman

  • One arch of his palace still remains, with an inscription telling us how under him Foggia became a royal and Imperial seat.

    Studies of Travel: Italy

    Edward A. Freeman


British Dictionary definitions for foggia

Foggia

noun
  1. a city in SE Italy, in Apulia: seat of Emperor Frederick II; centre for Carbonari revolutionary societies in the revolts of 1820, 1848, and 1860. Pop: 155 203 (2001)
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