- Lake, a lake in N Italy, in Lombardy. 35 miles (56 km) long; 56 sq. mi. (145 sq. km).
- a city at the SW end of this lake.
Examples from the Web for como
Both restaurants offer their regular menu and the Como Shambhala customized menu.
Before we go further, it's worth sharing that there is a phenomenal experience to partake in called "Como Shambhala."
In the countryside during the first half of the 20th century—the query “ como esta la mujer?”Castro Family Values
A. L. Bardach
September 20, 2009
Sweet Prince, tell me again of thy palace by the Lake of Como.
What 's the old cove about up at Como so late in the season?Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2)
Charles James Lever
Yours went to Wiesbaden, was telegraphed to Como, and thence here.
We went to Lucerne, and thence to Como, where I intended to leave her.
It was not at all like the Lake of Como; but I thought it rather the better for that.The Crown of Wild Olive
- a city in N Italy, in Lombardy at the SW end of Lake Como : tourist centre. Pop: 78 680 (2001)Latin name: Comum (ˈkəʊmʊm)
Word Origin and History for como
lake in Italy, named for the town along its shore, which is Roman Comum, from Celtic cumba "valley" (cf. coomb). Its ancient name was Lacus Larius; Lacus Comacinus begins to appear 4c. It is associated with Virgil and the two Plinys.