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Monza

[mon-zuh; Italian mawn-tsah] /ˈmɒn zə; Italian ˈmɔn tsɑ/
noun
1.
a city in N Italy, NNE of Milan.
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  • He recalled him, and threw him without trial into the dungeons of the Forni at Monza.

    New Italian sketches John Addington Symonds
  • The count's servant assured them that his master had left the city for Monza.

    Vittoria, Complete George Meredith
  • The next day at eleven at Farugino's, the barber's, in Monza.

    Vittoria, Complete George Meredith
  • General Schoneck was at Monza, and might arrange the matter for them both.

    Vittoria, Complete George Meredith
  • Milan and Monza may be disregarded because we have already dealt with the work there.

    Bernardino Luini James Mason
  • He will come back to breakfast and we will have our afternoon at Monza.

    Italian Letters of a Diplomat's Life

    Mary Alsop King Waddington
  • I will arrange for you, Lucia, to be taken care of in a convent at Monza.

  • It was then necessary to fix the day for the journey to Monza, for the purpose of making the request of the abbess.

    The Betrothed

    Alessandro Manzoni
  • A monastery of Monza, even if there were no signora there, was an obstacle not to be surmounted even by Don Roderick.

    The Betrothed

    Alessandro Manzoni
British Dictionary definitions for Monza

Monza

/Italian ˈmontsa/
noun
1.
a city in N Italy, northeast of Milan: the ancient capital of Lombardy; scene of the assassination of King Umberto I in 1900; motor-racing circuit. Pop: 120 204 (2001)
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