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Milan

[ mi-lan, -lahn ]
/ mɪˈlæn, -ˈlɑn /
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noun

an industrial city in central Lombardy, in northern Italy.

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Italian Mi·la·no [mee-lah-naw]. /miˈlɑ nɔ/.
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British Dictionary definitions for Milan

Milan
/ (mɪˈlæn) /

noun

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)
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Cultural definitions for Milan

Milan
[ (mi-lahn, mi-lan) ]

Capital of the Lombardy region in northern Italy; since the Middle Ages, an international commercial, financial, and industrial center.

Milan is a center for fashion and design.
Its landmarks include the opera house La Scala and the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, which houses a famous fresco by Leonardo da Vinci, The Last Supper.
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