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Carrara

[kuh-rahr-uh; Italian kahr-rah-rah]
noun
  1. a city in NW Tuscany, in NW Italy.
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Related formsCar·ra·ran, noun, adjective
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  • There's that gate towards Carrara, when is it to be completed?

    The Fortunes Of Glencore

    Charles James Lever

  • And as to your own popularity, all I say is, don't walk in the Piazza at Carrara after dusk.

    The Fortunes Of Glencore

    Charles James Lever

  • And you are, then, the Sebastian Greppi of whom Carrara is so proud?

    The Fortunes Of Glencore

    Charles James Lever

  • Stay,—there was a letter of his taken from me when I was arrested at Carrara.

    The Fortunes Of Glencore

    Charles James Lever

  • The mantelpiece was Carrara marble, curiously inlaid with coloured wreaths.

    Mary Gray

    Katharine Tynan


British Dictionary definitions for carrara

Carrara

noun
  1. a town in NW Italy, in NW Tuscany: famous for its marble. Pop: 65 034 (2001)
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