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San Marino

Syllabification: San Ma·ri·no
Pronunciation: /ˌsan məˈrēnō
 
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Definition of San Marino in English:

A republic that forms a small enclave in Italy, near Rimini; population 30,200 (est. 2009); capital, the town of San Marino; language, Italian (official).

It is perhaps Europe’s oldest state, claiming to have been independent almost continuously since its founding in the 4th century

Origin

said to be named after Marino, a Dalmatian stonecutter who fled there to escape the persecution of Christians under Diocletian.

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