Definitions for palestrinaˌpæl əˈstri nə
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Pa•le•stri•naˌpæl əˈstri nə(n.)
Giovanni Pierluigi da, 1526?–94, Italian composer.
Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina(noun)
Italian composer (1526-1594)
Palestrina is an ancient city and comune with a population of about 18,000, in Lazio, c. 35 km east of Rome. It is connected to the latter by the Via Prenestina. It is the namesake of composer Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
an Italian town, 22 m. SE. of Rome, on a slope of the Apennines, 2546 ft. above sea-level, on the site of the ancient Præneste, with the remains of Cyclopean walls, with a palace of the Barberini (q. v.).
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