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  1. Anconanoun

    Province of Marche, Italy.

  2. Anconanoun

    Town and capital of Ancona and also the capital of Marche.

  3. Anconanoun

    A breed of poultry.

  4. anconanoun

    An altarpiece, especially one of multiple connected pictures


  1. Ancona

    Ancona is a city and a seaport in the Marche region, in central Italy, with a population of 102,997. Ancona is the capital of the province of Ancona and of the region. The city is located 280 km northeast of Rome, on the Adriatic Sea, between the slopes of the two extremities of the promontory of Monte Conero, Monte Astagno and Monte Guasco. Ancona is one of the main ports on the Adriatic Sea, especially for passenger traffic, and is the main economic and demographic centre of the region.

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  1. ancona

    An ancient Roman port on the Adriatic. In 1790 it was taken by the French; but was retaken by the Austrians in 1799. It was occupied by the French in 1832; evacuated in 1838; after an insurrection it was bombarded and captured by the Austrians, June 18, 1849. The Marches (comprising this city) rebelled against the papal government in September, 1800. Lamoriciere, the papal general, fled to Ancona after his defeat at Castelfidardo, but was compelled to surrender himself, the city and the garrison, on September 28. The king of Sardinia entered soon after.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Ancona

    From the Greek agkon, elbow, relative to its position on an angle of the coast.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ancona in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ancona in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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