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Arthur Acton decided to go into business with a neighbor in Florence, Bernard Berenson.In Tussle Over Will, Mistress’s Family Takes a Bite Out of NYU|Anthony Haden-Guest|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
According to Hales, Florence was a town ruled by and for men.The Life of Lisa Gherardini del Giocondo, the (Most Likely) Real 'Mona Lisa'|Justin Jones|August 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The next morning, guests boarded private jets to Florence for the ceremony at the Forte di Belvedere, rented for a cool $400,000.Which of Kim Kardashian’s Weddings Was More Ridiculous?|Kevin Fallon|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They will reportedly take a smaller group of friends to another villa outside Florence to continue the celebrations on Sunday.
The money will go to fund several restoration projects in Florence.
What enabled him to see it so clearly was his familiarity with the ways of men and the uncelestial politics of Florence.The Bridling of Pegasus|Alfred Austin
Four more figures from the old façade, now standing outside the Porta Romana of Florence, are misused and saddened relics.Donatello|David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford
Then, turning once more to Florence, he held forth his hand.A Tame Surrender, A Story of The Chicago Strike|Charles King
Exclusive of postage and pleasures, this is all one is called upon to spend in Florence.Pencillings by the Way|N. Parker Willis
Florence knew that she was lost to all externals for the next hour or so.The Time of Roses|L. T. Meade
fem. proper name, from Latin Florentia, fem. of Florentius, literally "blooming," from florens (genitive florentis), present participle of florere "to flower" (see flourish).
The c.1700 "Dictionary of the Canting Crew" defines Florence as a slang word for "a Wench that is touz'd and ruffled." This was also the Italian city name (Roman Colonia Florentia, "flowering colony," either literal or figurative), which became Old Italian Fiorenze, in modern Italian Firenze.
City in central Italy on the Arno River.