Definition of Florence in English:

Florence

Syllabification: Flor·ence
Pronunciation: /ˈflôrəns, ˈflär-
 
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  • 1A city in western central Italy, the capital of Tuscany, on the Arno River; population 365,659 (2008). Florence was a leading center of the Italian Renaissance, especially under the rule of the Medici family during the 15th century. Italian name Firenze.
  • 2An industrial and commercial city in northwestern Alabama, on the Tennessee River, east of Muscle Shoals; population 37,877 (est. 2008).
  • 3A city in northern Kentucky, southwest of Covington; population 27,745 (est. 2008).
  • 4A commercial city in northeastern South Carolina; population 31,570 (est. 2008).

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