[pahr-muh; for 1 also Italian pahr-mah]


a city in N Italy, SE of Milan.
a city in NE Ohio. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for parma



(Italian ˈparma) a city in N Italy, in Emilia-Romagna: capital of the duchy of Parma and Piacenza from 1545 until it became part of Italy in 1860; important food industry (esp Parmesan cheese). Pop: 163 457 (2001)
(ˈpɑːmə) a city in NE Ohio, south of Cleveland. Pop: 83 861 (2003 est)
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