Ravenna

[ ruh-ven-uh; for 1 also Italian rah-ven-nah ]
/ rəˈvɛn ə; for 1 also Italian rɑˈvɛn nɑ /

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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Romagna

[ roh-mahn-yuh; Italian raw-mah-nyah ]
/ roʊˈmɑn yə; Italian rɔˈmɑ nyɑ /

noun

a former province of the Papal States, in NE Italy. Capital: Ravenna.

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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)

British Dictionary definitions for ravenna (2 of 2)

Romagna

/ (Italian roˈmaɲɲa) /

noun

an area of N Italy: part of the Papal States up to 1860

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