Definition of Perugia in English:

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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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