Aquila

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[ ak-wuh-luh; Italian ah-kwee-lah ]
/ ˈæk wə lə; Italian ˈɑ kwi lɑ /

noun

a city in central Italy.

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Also called L'Aq·ui·la [lah-kwee-lah], /ˈlɑ kwi lɑ/, A·qui·la de·gli A·bruz·zi [ah-kwee-lah -de-lyee ah-broot-tsee]. /ˈɑ kwi lɑ ˌdɛ lyi ɑˈbrut tsi/.

Definition for Aquila (2 of 2)

Aquila2
[ uh-kwil-uh, ak-wuh-luh ]
/ əˈkwɪl ə, ˈæk wə lə /

noun, genitive A·quil·ae [uh-kwil-ee, ak-wuh-lee]. /əˈkwɪl i, ˈæk wə li/.

the Eagle, a northern constellation south of Cygnus, containing the bright star Altair.
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British Dictionary definitions for Aquila (1 of 2)

Aquila1
/ (ˈækwɪlə, əˈkwɪlə) /

noun Latin genitive Aquilae (ˈækwɪˌliː)

a constellation lying in the Milky Way close to Cygnus and situated on the celestial equator. The brightest star is Altair

Word Origin for Aquila

from Latin: eagle

British Dictionary definitions for Aquila (2 of 2)

Aquila2

L'Aquila

/ (ˈækwɪlə, Italian ˈaːkwila) /

noun

a city in central Italy, capital of Abruzzi region. Pop: 68 503 (2001)Official name: Aquila degli Abruzzi (ˈdeʎʎi aˈbruttsi)
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Scientific definitions for Aquila

Aquila
[ ăkwə-lə ]

A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Aquarius and Hercules. Aquila (the Eagle) contains the bright star Altair.
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