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Aquila degli Abruzzi

Definition:

the provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central Italy

Class:

location noun (spatial position)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

Middle English, from Latin aquila, eagle, the constellation Aquila.
(Source: American Heritage Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Collins Dictionary:

Aquila degli Abruzzi [Italian] | Aquila

a city in central Italy, capital of Abruzzi region. Population: 68 503 (2001) (13 of 262 words, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/aquila-degli-abruzzi

Random House Dictionary:

Aquila | Aquilae [sense-specific] | L'Aquila [synonym, sense-specific] | Aquila degli Abruzzi [synonym, sense-specific]

"Aquilae": the Eagle, a northern constellation south of Cygnus, containing the bright star Altair. | "Aquila" : a city in central Italy. Population: ... (22 of 45 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/aquila

Wikipedia:

L'Aquila
(Coordinates: 42.350°N 13.400°E)

a city and comune in central Italy, both the capital city of the Abruzzo region and of the Province of L'Aquila. As of 2009, it has a population of 73,150 inhabitants, but has a daily presence in the territory of 100,000 people for study, tertiary ... (45 of 4207 words, 10 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/L'Aquila

Britannica Encyclopedia:

L'Aquila [Italy]

city, capital of Abruzzi region, central Italy. It's situated on a hill above the Aterno River, northeast of Rome. The area was settled by the Sabini, ... (26 of 280 words, 3 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/330435​/L​Aquila

Columbia Encyclopedia:

L'Aquila | L'Aquila degli Abruzzi

city (1991 population: 66,813), capital of L'Aquila prov. and of Abruzzi, central Italy, on the Pescara River. It's an agricultural and industrial ... (22 of 146 words, pronunciation)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/world​/A​0828873​.html

Oxford Dictionary:

Aquila [entry 2] | L'Aquila [Italian]

a city in east central Italy, capital of Abruzzi region; population 72,988 (2008) (13 of 32 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Aquila--2

Merriam-Webster:

L'Aquila

commune central Italy northeast of Rome * of Abruzzi population 70,005 (11 of 17 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/l'aquila

Wiktionary:

L'Aquila

Province of Abruzzo, Italy. | Town and capital of L'Aquila. (9 of 11 words, 2 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/L'Aquila

American Heritage Dictionary:

Aquila

A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere and the Milky Way near Aquarius and Serpens Cauda. (15 of 28 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/aquila

New World Dictionary:

Aquila

a northern constellation in the Milky Way, nearly centered on the celestial equator (13 of 19 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/aquila

Macmillan British Dictionary:

metropolis [countable, literary] | metropolises [plural]

a big city, especially considered as somewhere that is very busy and exciting (13 of 40 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/metropolis

Cambridge Dictionary:

metropolis [formal]

a very large city, often the most important city in a large area or country (15 of 33 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/metropolis

Encarta Dictionary:

Aquila

a constellation near the celestial equator containing the bright star Altair (11 of 25 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861739251​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

American Heritage Dictionary:

Aquila

Origin: Middle English, from Latin aquila, eagle, the constellation Aquila.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/aquila

Merriam-Webster:

Aquila

First use: 14th century

Origin: Latin (genitive Aquilae), literally, eagle

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/aquila

Wiktionary:

Aquila

Origin: Latin aquila ("eagle"). | Latin aquila "eagle"

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Aquila

Collins Dictionary:

Aquila [Italian] | L'Aquila

Origin: from Latin: eagle

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/aquila

Columbia Encyclopedia:

New World Dictionary:

Aquila

Origin: Latin, eagle

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/aquila

Oxford Dictionary:

Aquila [entry 1, astronomy] | Aquilae

Origin: Latin

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Aquila

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

Aquila [Italian] | L'Aquila

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "Aquila"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Aquila"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/aquila

the Free Dictionary:

Aquila

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "Aquila"

Audio 2: North American English pronunciation of "Aquila" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Aquila

Google Dictionary:

Aquila

Audio: English pronunciation of "Aquila"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

Aquila

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Aquila"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=aquila​01 word=Aquila

YourDictionary Audio:

Aquila

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Aquila" by speech synthesizer

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