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Milan

Syllabification: Mi·lan
Pronunciation: /məˈlän, məˈlan
 
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Definition of Milan in English:

An industrial city in northwestern Italy, the capital of Lombardy region; population 1,295,705 (2008). A powerful city, particularly from the 13th to the 15th centuries, Milan is today a leading financial and commercial center. Italian name Milano.

Derivatives

Milanese

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Pronunciation: /ˌmiləˈnēz, -ˈnēs/
adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • And Franco Loi, a leading Milanese dialect poet born in 1930, is as likely to refer in his critical writings to Homer, Dante, or Goethe as he is to Italian poets who happen to write in dialect.
  • The hall forms the very heart of this international palace of the beautiful and bizarre, home to items as diverse as Nigerian Benin masks and Milanese armour, not to mention a freeze-dried mouse perched on a packet of Jacob's crackers.
  • Wearing his Milanese creations and designer shades, Danielle has added a welcome touch of cosmopolitan chic to a dressing-room that wasn't exactly bursting at the seams with it beforehand.

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