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Ravenna

[ ruh-ven-uh; for 1 also Italian rah-ven-nah ]
/ rəˈvɛn ə; for 1 also Italian rɑˈvɛn nɑ /
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noun
a city in NE Italy: the capital of Italy in the period of the Byzantine Empire; tomb of Dante.
a city in NE Ohio.
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Ravenna
/ (rəˈvɛnə, Italian raˈvenna) /

noun
a city and port in NE Italy, in Emilia-Romagna: capital of the Western Roman Empire from 402 to 476, of the Ostrogoths from 493 to 526, and of the Byzantine exarchate from 584 to 751; famous for its ancient mosaics. Pop: 134 631 (2001)
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