[ ahn-kaw-nah; English ang-koh-nuh ]
/ ɑnˈkɔ nɑ; English æŋˈkoʊ nə /
noun, plural an·co·ne [ahn-kaw-ne] /ɑnˈkɔ nɛ/, English an·co·nas. Italian.
an altarpiece, usually consisting of a painted panel or panels, reliefs, or statues set in an elaborate frame.
Origin of ancona
First recorded in 1870–75
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British Dictionary definitions for ancone
/ (Italian aŋˈkoːna) /
a port in central Italy, on the Adriatic, capital of the Marches: founded by Greeks from Syracuse in about 390 bc . Pop: 100 507 (2001)
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