Definition of Perugia in English:


Line breaks: Peru|gia
Pronunciation: /pəˈrʊːdʒə
A city in central Italy, the capital of Umbria; population 165,207 (2008). It flourished in the 15th century as a centre of the Umbrian school of painting. A papal possession from 1540, it became a part of united Italy in 1860.



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  • The weather-beaten, round-faced and ruddy-hued Perugian became the lean and pallid city-dweller bound from Florence to Rome.
  • One can see the difference if one compares his work with that of his exact contemporary and fellow Perugian, Pintoricchio.

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