Bologna Bo*lo"gna, n. 1. A city of Italy which has given its name to various objects. [1913 Webster]

2. A Bologna sausage; also informally called {baloney}. [1913 Webster]

{Bologna sausage} [It. salsiccia di Bologna], a large sausage made of bacon or ham, beef, veal, and pork, cooked and smoked, chopped fine and inclosed in a skin.

{Bologna stone} (Min.), radiated barite, or barium sulphate, found in roundish masses composed of radiating fibers, 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. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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