- an industrial city in central Lombardy, in N Italy: cathedral.
Examples from the Web for milan
There was Milan Hruška, a fiery miner from the North Bohemian coal mines.How Havel Inspired the Velvet Revolution
December 6, 2014
This piece is inspired by Leonardo da Vinci's iconic, Last Supper, which was painted in the late 15th century in Milan, Italy.‘Gods of Suburbia’: Dina Goldstein’s Arresting Photo Series on Religion vs. Consumerism
November 8, 2014
The three were living it up at his Arcore villa outside Milan, made famous by his orgiastic Bunga-Bunga parties.Was Putin’s Midnight Visit to Berlusconi About Bunga Bunga?
Barbie Latza Nadeau
October 19, 2014
“I am ready to work from this point on,” Reggiani told a Milan judge this week.
Gucci stores displayed silver handcuffs emblazoned with the double G in their store windows in Florence and Milan.
We fought at Fombio; we fought on the bridge of Lodi; we marched into Milan.The Boy Life of Napoleon
You know, of course, of the International Conference assembled in Milan?
“What we want is to administer a tonic to the Conference in Milan,” he said airily.
An amusing anecdote is imputed to his sister, Mrs. Homer Page, of Milan.Heroes of the Telegraph
On reaching Milan, the travellers visited the Ambrosian library.
- a city in N Italy, in central Lombardy: Italy's second largest city and chief financial and industrial centre; a centre of the Renaissance under the Visconti and Sforza families. Pop: 1 256 211 (2001)Italian name: Milano (miˈlaːno) Latin name: Mediolanum (ˌmeɪdɪəʊˈlɑːnəm)
Word Origin and History for milan
city in northern Italy, Roman Mediolanum, from Gaulish medios "middle" + lanu "plain," in reference to its situation in the Po Valley. Related: Milanese.