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  1. a city in central Italy, near Florence.
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Also called Pra·to in To·sca·na [een taw-skah-nah] /in tɔˈskɑ nɑ/.
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Examples from the Web for prato

Historical Examples

  • At Prato the monuments of this class have been photographed, and are well known.

    The American Journal of Archaeology, 1893-1


  • At Prato he made the bronze grille for the Chapel of the Girdle.

  • In 1312 he commenced the rebuilding of the cathedral at Prato.

  • Salviati murmured in her ear, "The trace is outside the gate of Prato."

    Isabella Orsini

    Francesco Domenico Guerrazzi

  • So on till they landed in Prato station: and there they sat.

    Aaron's Rod

    D. H. Lawrence

British Dictionary definitions for prato


  1. a walled city in central Italy, in Tuscany: woollen industry. Pop: 172 499 (2001)Official name: Prato in Toscana (in tosˈkaːna)
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