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[look-kah] /ˈluk kɑ/
a city in NW Italy, W of Florence. Unabridged
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  • Lucca is my favorite destination this time of year, and I go back often to see my friends and of course, my mama.

    Fresh Picks Cesare Casella February 2, 2010
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  • And do you go over to Lucca, and raise me a few Naps on my 'rose-amethyst' ring.

    One Of Them Charles James Lever
  • O'Shea quickly hailed the man, and bargained with him for a seat to Lucca.

    One Of Them Charles James Lever
  • Orazio had misunderstood her because her manners were not the manners of Lucca, and he knew no others.

    Olive in Italy Moray Dalton
  • It had been let to the Protestants by a merchant of Lucca, who was himself only a tenant.

  • He started that night, and reached the Bagni di Lucca on the second day.

  • Gambling is the bane of this land of idleness, where they get men from Lucca to do their harvesting.

    The Nabob Alphonse Daudet
  • Insects do not greatly abound in the neighbourhood about Lucca.

  • Castruccio is not as far-sighted as his namesake, the Prince of Lucca.

    Ernest Maltravers, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • When Garofoli came to beautiful Lucca last year he brought me back with him.

    Nobody's Boy Hector Malot
British Dictionary definitions for Lucca


/Italian ˈlukka/
a city in NW Italy, in Tuscany: centre of a rich agricultural region, noted for the production of olive oil. Pop: 81 862 (2001) Ancient name Luca (ˈluːkə)
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