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Florence

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Noun

1. firenze, florence

a city in central Italy on the Arno; provincial capital of Tuscany; center of the Italian Renaissance from 14th to 16th centuries

2. florence

a town in northeast South Carolina; transportation center

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Florence

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noun
a city in central Italy, on the River Arno in Tuscany: became an independent republic in the 14th century; under Austrian and other rule intermittently from 1737 to 1859; capital of Italy 1865–70. It was the major cultural and artistic centre of the Renaissance and is still one of the world's chief art centres. Pop: 356 118 (2001)
. Ancient name: Florentia (flɒˈrɛntsɪə , -ˈrɛntɪə). Italian name: Firenze

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Florence

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noun
a feminine name: dim. Flo, Flossie; equiv. Ger. Florenz, It. Fiorenza, Sp. Florencia
commune in Tuscany, central Italy, on the Arno River: pop. 403,000
It. name Firenze

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Florence

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A city of central Italy on the Arno River east of Pisa. Originally an Etruscan settlement, then a Roman town, Florence was a powerful city-state under the Medici family during the Italian Renaissance, with a brilliant artistic flowering led by Giotto, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Dante Alighieri, and Raphael. Florence was the capital of newly unified Italy from 1865 to 1871, when the government was moved to Rome.

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