- a city in NE Italy.
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Historical Examples of paduan
The Veronese strings are softer than the Paduan, and deeper in colour.The Violin
Mantegna was by birth a Paduan, but he worked chiefly in Mantua.Old Continental Towns
Walter M. Gallichan
The Paduan community also abandoned the unfortunate Luzzatto.History of the Jews, Vol. V (of 6)
“Well, they came like most folk, because they had to come,” smiled the Paduan.In the Days of the Guild
At a quarter-past the Paduan and the young man from Udine appeared.The Patriot
- a city in NE Italy, in Veneto: important in Roman and Renaissance times; university (1222); botanical garden (1545). Pop: 204 870 (2001)Latin name: Patavium (pəˈteɪvɪəm) Italian name: Padova
Word Origin and History for paduan
Italian city, Italian Padova, from Latin Patavium, probably from Gaulish *padi "pine," in reference to the pine forests thereabouts. Related: Paduan.