- a region and former kingdom in N Italy. 9190 sq. mi. (23,800 sq. km).
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In Lombardy, duelists were limited in the early Middle Ages to just shield and club.The ‘GOT’ Red Viper and Mountain Duel, and a History of Medieval Trial by Combat
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Moreover, can you call a nation poor, when it possesses Lombardy?The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
Minestrone is a favourite dish in Lombardy when vegetables are plentiful.The Cook's Decameron: A Study in Taste:
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In Lombardy the most severe restrictions have been issued by Radetsky.
Lombardy, or Po poplar, a cutting in 1766 near 100 feet high.A Walk from London to Fulham
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He was still as lean and tall as a Lombardy poplar, this handsome old Roman.The Lure of the Mask
- a region of N central Italy, bordering on the Alps: dominated by prosperous lordships and city-states during the Middle Ages; later ruled by Spain and then by Austria before becoming part of Italy in 1859; intensively cultivated and in parts highly industrialized. Pop: 9 108 645 (2003 est). Area: 23 804 sq km (9284 sq miles)Italian name: Lombardia (ˌlombarˈdiːa)
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