bologna

[ buh-loh-nee, -nuh, -lohn-yuh ]
/ bəˈloʊ ni, -nə, -ˈloʊn yə /

noun

a large seasoned sausage made of finely ground meat, usually beef and pork, that has been cooked and smoked.

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Origin of bologna

1555–65; after Bologna, Italy
Also called bologna sausage.

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Definition for bologna (2 of 2)

Bologna
[ buh-lohn-yuh; Italian baw-law-nyah ]
/ bəˈloʊn yə; Italian bɔˈlɔ nyɑ /

noun

Gio·van·ni da [jee-uh-vah-nee duh; Italian jaw-vahn-nee dah] /ˌdʒi əˈvɑ ni də; Italian dʒɔˈvɑn ni dɑ/, Jean de BoulogneGiambologna, c1525–1608, Italian sculptor, born in France.
a city in N Italy.
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British Dictionary definitions for bologna (1 of 2)

Bologna1
/ (bəˈləʊnjə, Italian boˈloɲɲa) /

noun

a city in N Italy, at the foot of the Apennines: became a free city in the Middle Ages; university (1088). Pop: 371 217 (2001)Ancient name: Bononia (bəˈnəʊnɪə)

British Dictionary definitions for bologna (2 of 2)

Bologna2
/ (bəˈləʊnjə, Italian boˈloɲɲa) /

noun

Giovanni da Bologna See Giambologna
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