Trieste
or Slovene and Croatian Trst geographical name city & port NE Italy capital of Friuli-Venezia Giulia on Gulf of Trieste (inlet at head of the Adriatic NW of the Istrian Peninsula) population 229,216; once belonged to Austria; part of Italy 1919-47; in 1947 made with surrounding territory the Free Territory of Trieste under administration of the United Nations; city with N part of Free Territory returned to Italy 1953, S part of territory having previously been absorbed into Yugoslavia • Triestine adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • TRIESTE — TRIESTE, port in Friuli, N. Italy. Although Jews may have lived in Trieste before the end of the 14th century, there is no authoritative information. After the city s annexation to Austria in 1382 Jews from Germany settled there; some were… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Trieste — p1 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • TRIESTE — Avec 233 000 habitants en 1991, Trieste était la principale ville de la région administrative du Frioul Vénétie Julienne. Le trafic de son port est important (36,6 millions de tonnes en 1992) mais ne doit pas faire illusion: très déséquilibré, il …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Trieste — es una ciudad situada en el norte de Italia, a orillas del Mar Adriático y casi en la frontera con Eslovenia. Cuenta con 209.520 habitantes y disfruta de un clima suave. Es la capital de la provincia del mismo nombre, en la región llamada Friuli… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Trieste — [trē est′; ] It [ trē es′te] 1. seaport in NE Italy, on an inlet (Gulf of Trieste) of the Adriatic: pop. 228,000 2. Free Territory of former region surrounding this city: created & administered by the United Nations (1947) and divided between… …   English World dictionary

  • Trieste — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Trieste (homonymie). Trieste Trieste …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Trieste — Infobox CityIT image caption = Piazza Unità d Italia img coa = Trieste Stemma.svg official name = Comune di Trieste region = Friuli Venezia Giulia province = Trieste (TS) elevation m = 2 area total km2 = 84 population as of = December 31, 2007… …   Wikipedia

  • Trieste — Este artículo trata sobre la población italiana. Para el batiscafo homónimo, véase Batiscafo Trieste. Trieste …   Wikipedia Español

  • Trieste — /tree est /; It. /trddee es te/, n. 1. a seaport in NE Italy, on the Gulf of Trieste. 237,472. 2. Free Territory of, an area bordering the N Adriatic: originally a part of Italy; designated a free territory by the UN 1947; N zone, including the… …   Universalium

  • Trieste —    The largest city in Italy’s northeast, with some 300,000 inhabitants, Trieste marks the border with the republic of Slovenia and is one of the most important ports on the Adriatic. While its history goes back to pre Roman times, it was under… …   Historical Dictionary of modern Italy

  • Trieste — Триест Trieste Герб …   Википедия

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”