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  1. Sienanoun

    A province of Tuscany, Italy.

  2. Sienanoun

    The capital city of Siena.


  1. Siena

    Siena ( see-EN-ə, Italian: [ˈsjɛːna, ˈsjeːna] (listen); Latin: Sena Iulia) is a city in Tuscany, Italy. It is the capital of the province of Siena. The city is historically linked to commercial and banking activities, having been a major banking center until the 13th and 14th centuries. Siena is also home to the oldest bank in the world, the Monte dei Paschi bank, which has been operating continuously since 1472.Several significant Renaissance painters worked and were born in Siena, among them Duccio, Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Simone Martini and Sassetta, and influenced the course of Italian and European art.The University of Siena, originally called Studium Senese, was founded in 1240, making it one of the oldest universities in continuous operation in the world.Siena was one of the most important cities in medieval Europe, and its historic centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. From January until the end of September of 2021 it had about 217,000 arrivals, with the largest numbers of foreign visitors coming from Germany, France and the Netherlands. Siena is famous for its cuisine, art, museums, medieval cityscape and the Palio, a horse race held twice a year in Piazza del Campo.


  1. Siena

    Siena is a city in Tuscany, Italy. It is the capital of the province of Siena. The historic centre of Siena has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. It is one of the nation's most visited tourist attractions, with over 163,000 international arrivals in 2008. Siena is famous for its cuisine, art, museums, medieval cityscape and the Palio, a horse race held twice a year.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. siena

    A city of Central Italy, about 30 miles southeast from Florence. In the Middle Ages, Siena became one of the powerful city republics of Italy. It embraced the Ghibelline cause, and in conjunction with the forces of Pisa, defeated the Tuscan Guelfs, in the memorable battle of Monte Aperto (1206). Through intestine quarrels it was subjugated by the emperor Charles V., and given to his son in 1555, who ceded it to Cosmo of Tuscany, 1557. It was incorporated with France, 1808-14.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. SIENA

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Siena is ranked #56836 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Siena surname appeared 359 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Siena.

    88.8% or 319 total occurrences were White.
    6.1% or 22 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.9% or 7 total occurrences were Black.
    1.6% or 6 total occurrences were of two or more races.

Anagrams for siena »

  1. anise

  2. IESNA

  3. sinae

  4. insea

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of siena in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of siena in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of siena in a Sentence

  1. Sherry Jo Matt:

    She lit up a room, her heart was pure, she would do anything for anybody and the only person at the end of the day Siena ever hurt was herself, the demons of mental illness and the shackles of addiction took over who she really was at her core.

  2. Elena Andreini:

    This wasn't just a bank. It was as good as bread for this city. Now everything's ruined and it feels like Siena is dying too.

  3. College President Chris Gibson:

    We are on the path to relegating the COVID-19 scourge to endemic status. In the meantime, we must respect the risks and appropriately adapt to the current climate given the arrival of the omicron variant, reflecting on this past fall, we experienced a safe and lively semester, which offered confirmation that our approach to the virus and our commitment to the Siena experience is working. Looking ahead to the spring, I expect the same vibrant atmosphere guided largely by the same protocol that facilitated our successful fall term.

  4. Steve Meyer:

    We're OK, but not OK, we're trying to stay strong for our two daughters, Samantha and Siena, and for Katie's teammates, and friends and anybody else, quite frankly. Yet we are shattered.

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