Definition of Bologna

1. Noun. The capital of Emilia-Romagna; located in northern Italy to the east of the Apennines.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Emilia-romagna

2. Noun. Large smooth-textured smoked sausage of beef and veal and pork.
Exact synonyms: Bologna Sausage
Generic synonyms: Sausage
Specialized synonyms: Polony

Definition of Bologna

1. n. A city of Italy which has given its name to various objects.

Definition of Bologna

1. Proper noun. A province of Emilia-Romagna, Italy. ¹

2. Proper noun. A city, the capital of Bologna also of Emilia-Romagna. ¹

3. Noun. a smoked, seasoned Italian sausage made from beef, pork or veal ¹

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Definition of Bologna

1. a seasoned sausage [n -S]

Medical Definition of Bologna

1. 1. A city of Italy which has given its name to various objects. 2. A Bologna sausage. Bologna sausage [It. Salsiccia di Bologna], a large sausage made of bacon or ham, veal, and pork, chopped fine and inclosed in a skin. Bologna stone, radiated barite, or barium sulphate, found in roundish masses composed of radiating fibres, first discovered near Bologna. It is phosphorescent when calcined. Bologna vial, a vial of unannealed glass which will fly into pieces when its surface is scratched by a hard body, as by dropping into it a fragment of flint; whereas a bullet may be dropped into it without injury. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bologna

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bolometric magnitudes

Literary usage of Bologna

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Handwörterbuch (Leipzig, 1863); // Panteón di bologna (bologna, 1881). ... In 1837, the city of bologna ordered a marble bust of him to be erected in the ..."

2. The History of the Popes: From the Close of the Middle Ages. Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor (1902)
"In bologna especially, which was the largest city but one of the States of the ... Numbers of exiles from bologna and Perugia, who had taken refuge in Rome, ..."

3. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"bologna was under the protectorate of the French King, and Julius could ... Eight thousand French troops simultaneously advanced against bologna from Milan. ..."

4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"The first general chapter of the order was held я- bologna in 1220, ... The second general chapter met in bologna May, 1221. and decided that future ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1847)
"CHAPTER I. Or all the students that assembled at bologna, AD 1324, ... Of all the beauties of the town of bologna, whose mission it was in the same year of ..."

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