- an industrial city in central Lombardy, in N Italy: cathedral.
Italian Mi·la·no [mee-lah-naw] /miˈlɑ nɔ/.
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Examples from the Web for milano
Scarrognini, grandson of Milano Scarrognini, and some time afterwards Gio.Ex Voto
She married Milano, the harlequin and ballet-master, who was at the Eagle circa 1847.Cremorne and the Later London Gardens
"You go to play fool with zat voice in Milano, you are flogged," he cried terribly, shaking his forefinger.Sandra Belloni, Complete
Time was when she groveled—fairly groveled—at Milano's lightest suggestion.
Madame Tancredi was the exact opposite of her friend Milano in all save the kindly spirit of the true artist.
- 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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Word Origin and History for milano
city in northern Italy, Roman Mediolanum, from Gaulish medios "middle" + lanu "plain," in reference to its situation in the Po Valley. Related: Milanese.
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Milan is a center for fashion and design.
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