[ fuh-rahr-uh; Italian fer-rah-rah ]
/ fəˈrɑr ə; Italian fɛrˈrɑ rɑ /
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a city in N Italy, near the Po River: medieval university and cathedral.
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Words nearby Ferrara
ferocious, ferocity, -ferous, ferr-, Ferrar, Ferrara, Ferrari, Ferraro, Ferraro, Geraldine, ferrate, ferredoxin
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How to use Ferrara in a sentence
The area between Ferrara and Bologna has had 800 aftershocks since the May 20 earthquake, which is worrying to seismologists.The Italian Town Devastated by an Earthquake Last Week Is Struck a Second Time|Barbie Latza Nadeau|May 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Usually, the weaving eloquence of Ferrara's filmmaking suffices to draw one in.Trailer Park|The Daily Beast Video|October 1, 2009|DAILY BEAST
We had half a dozen passengers to Ferrara; for the rest of the way, I had this extensive traveling establishment to myself.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
One of the most notable examples in north Italy is the campanile of Pomposa near Ferrara.
They were looked upon with pride by the whole of Ferrara, as ornaments of the court, society, and town.
He had a charming villa, shut in by a shady garden, a short distance from Ferrara; he moved thither with his wife and her mother.
And behold, one fine summer evening, unexpected by every one, Muzzio returned to Ferrara.
British Dictionary definitions for Ferrara
/ (fəˈrɑːrə, Italian ferˈrara) /
a city in N Italy, in Emilia–Romagna: a centre of the Renaissance under the House of Este; university (1391). Pop: 130 992 (2001)
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