What is Bologna?

  • (noun): Large smooth-textured smoked sausage of beef and veal and pork.
    Synonyms: Bologna sausage
    See also — Additional definitions below


Bologna (; Emilian: Bulåggna pronounced ; Latin: Bononia) is the largest city (and the capital) of Emilia-Romagna Region in Northern Italy. It is the seventh most populated in Italy, heart of a metropolitan area (officially recognized by the Italian Government as a città metropolitana) of about one million.

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Lawrence Torrentinus - Biography
... Since 1532-1533 he lived in Bologna ... Andrea della Scuole chapel in the centre of Bologna ... who was called Lorenzo Torrentino in Italy, married Nicolosia de Amicis from Bologna on July 14, 1543 ...
Leandro Arpinati
... In those years he moved to Bologna, where he worked in the Italian railroad ... fightings between Fascists and Socialists in Piazza Nettuno and Piazza Maggiore in Bologna (the so-called strage of Palazzo d'Accursio) ... In 1926 he became podestà of Bologna, a position which he left in 1929 to became Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interiors ...
Bologna - International Relations - Twin Towns – Sister Cities
... Bologna is twinned with Coventry, United Kingdom, since 1984 Kharkiv, Ukraine, since 1966 La Plata, Argentina, since 1988 Leipzig, Germany, since 1962 St ...
Lega Basket Serie A 2008–09 - Teams
... Frates PalaMaggiò 6,387 2nd in LegADue GMAC Bologna 36 Cesare Pancotto PalaDozza 5,700 8th in Serie A La Fortezza Bologna 59 Matteo Boniciolli Futurshow Station 8,600 15th in Serie A ...

More definitions of "Bologna":

  • (noun): The capital of Emilia-Romagna; located in northern Italy east of the Apennines.

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