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Forlì

[fawr-lee] /fɔrˈli/
noun
1.
a city in N Italy, SE of Bologna.
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  • The Florentines exerted themselves to save forli from the fate that threatened it.

    The Life of Cesare Borgia Raphael Sabatini
  • January 14th news reached the Vatican that Cæsar had taken the castle of forli.

    Lucretia Borgia Ferdinand Gregorovius
  • These frames were painted by one of Melozzo da forli's workmen.

    The Care of Books John Willis Clark
  • He had complied with the request, and had since received no communication from Professor forli.

    Out with Garibaldi G. A. Henty
  • How could she be otherwise, as the daughter of forli and the wife of my brave comrade?

    Out with Garibaldi G. A. Henty
  • A minute, forli—give me a minute, Captain Percival said, in a low voice.

    Out with Garibaldi G. A. Henty
  • I am afraid I shall have to be carried, forli, he said, with an attempt at a smile.

    Out with Garibaldi G. A. Henty
  • You know, we are very proud of our native forli wine, Filippo.'

    The Making of a Saint William Somerset Maugham
  • I had been to see her nearly every day since my arrival in forli, for I really liked her.

    The Making of a Saint William Somerset Maugham
  • I made up my mind to take my courage in both hands and leave forli.

    The Making of a Saint William Somerset Maugham
British Dictionary definitions for forli

Forlì

/Italian forˈli/
noun
1.
a city in N Italy, in Emilia-Romagna. Pop: 108 335 (2001) Ancient name Forum Livii (ˈlɪvɪaɪ)
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