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Ragusa

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Italian Ragusa, said to be derived from Lausa, a rock in the historical province. The name most likely means "slab" and is cognate with Italian lozanga (slab).[1] See English lozenge.

Proper nounEdit

Ragusa

  1. A province of Sicily, Italy.
  2. The capital of the Italian province of Ragusa.
  3. Former name of Dubrovnik (city in Croatia). [before 1918]
  4. (historical) The Republic of Ragusa, a maritime republic centered in Dubrovnik.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pipin and Spasovich, History of Slavonic Literature, p. 168

ItalianEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ragusa f

  1. Ragusa (town, province)
  2. former name of Dubrovnik (city in Croatia) [before 1918]

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PortugueseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ragusa f

  1. former name of Dubrovnik (port city in Croatia) [before 1918]

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