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noun, plural Ber·ga·mos.
  1. a Turkish rug characterized by a long pile, floral or geometric patterns, and red-orange hues.
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Also Bergama, Ber·ga·mee [bur-guh-mee] /ˈbɜr gəˌmi/, Ber·ga·mot [bur-guh-mot, -muh t] /ˈbɜr gəˌmɒt, -mət/.

Origin of Bergamo1

after Bergama


  1. a city in central Lombardy, in N Italy.
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Examples from the Web for bergamo

Historical Examples

  • We are in Bergamo, and you are to stay here quietly; for I have arranged it all for you.

    Rico and Wiseli

    Johanna Spyri

  • He had come directly from Bergamo, where he had passed two days.

    Rico and Wiseli

    Johanna Spyri

  • A poor copy of this work is at Dresden, a better one at Bergamo.

    Albert Durer

    T. Sturge Moore

  • When I was cur of Bergamo, they stopped me one night on the Lecco road.

  • It is said that they are Venetians, and that they went to Bergamo.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete

    Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

British Dictionary definitions for bergamo


  1. a walled city in N Italy, in Lombardy. Pop: 113 143 (2001)
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