bologna

[ buh-loh-nee, -nuh, -lohn-yuh ]SEE DEFINITION OF bologna
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Her father, Olivo's half-brother, had been a physician in Bologna.

No wonder there is so much poverty in Bologna and Florence.'

We had news of Giovanni, first from Bologna and later from Ravenna, whither he was fled.

That is what my brother has done with his wife at Bologna and he has joined the Free Thinkers.

In the morning he gave notice of this circumstance to the Principals of Bologna.

At the inn at Bologna where we dismounted, we found old Falcone awaiting us.

If you see him at Bologna, tell him I am expecting to hear from him about Russia.

Exactly; but the cursed Forty of Bologna are men of another kind.

I was sorry to leave Bologna, for I had spent eight pleasant months there.

Bologna has the privilege of possessing the oldest of these crosses.

WORD ORIGIN

1850, variant of bologna sausage (1590s), named for the city in Italy, whose name is from Latin Bononia, which either represents Gaulish bona "foundation, fortress," or Boii, the name of the Gaulish people who occupied the region 4c. B.C.E. Also see baloney.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BOLOGNA

lunch meat

nounprocessed meat
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