or Italian Lombardia geographical name region N Italy chiefly N of the Po capital Milan population 8,911,995

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  • LOMBARDY —    (3,982), an inland territory of Northern Italy between the Alps and the Po, Piedmont, and Venetia. In the N. are Alpine mountains and valleys rich in pasturage; in the S. a very fertile, well irrigated plain, which produces cereals, rice, and… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Lombardy — n. region bordering Switzerland in the north central part of Italy …   English contemporary dictionary

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