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Francesca da Rimini

[fran-ches-kuh duh rim-uh-nee, frahn-; Italian frahn-che-skah dah ree-mee-nee] /frænˈtʃɛs kə də ˈrɪm ə ni, frɑn-; Italian frɑnˈtʃɛ skɑ dɑ ˈri mi ni/
noun
1.
died 1285? Italian noblewoman: immortalized by Dante in the Divine Comedy.

Rimini

[rim-uh-nee; Italian ree-mee-nee] /ˈrɪm ə ni; Italian ˈri mi ni/
noun
1.
Francesca da, Francesca da Rimini.
2.
Ancient Ariminum. a seaport in NE Italy, on the Adriatic.
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  • Worthy to be mentioned with this is his painting of Francesca da Rimini and her lover, as Dante saw them in his vision of hell.

    Reminiscences, 1819-1899 Julia Ward Howe.
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Rimini

/ˈrɪmɪnɪ/
noun
1.
a port and resort in NE Italy, in Emilia-Romagna on the N Adriatic coast. Pop: 128 656 (2001) Ancient name Ariminum
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