Definitions for l'aquilaˈlæk wə lə, ˈlɑ kwə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

L'Aq•ui•laˈlæk wə lə, ˈlɑ kwə-(n.)

  1. Category: Geography (places)

    Ref: Aquila2 1 2

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Aquila, L'Aquila, Aquila degli Abruzzi(noun)

    the provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central Italy


  1. L'Aquila

    L'Aquila is a city and comune in central Italy, both the capital city of the Abruzzo region and of the Province of L'Aquila. As of 2012, it has a population of 66,565 inhabitants. Laid out within medieval walls on a hill in the wide valley of the Aterno river, it is surrounded by the Apennine Mountains, with the Gran Sasso d'Italia to the north-east. L'Aquila sits upon a hillside in the middle of a narrow valley; tall snow-capped mountains of the Gran Sasso massif flank the town. A maze of narrow streets, lined with Baroque and Renaissance buildings and churches, open onto elegant piazzas. Home to the University of L'Aquila, it is a lively college town and, as such, has many cultural institutions: a repertory theater, a symphony orchestra, a fine-arts academy, a state conservatory, a film institute.The city presents a tradition in the winter sports with six ski resorts which lies around the city.


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