Mantua

Mantoue (French), Mantova (Italian, Finnish, Czech, Romanian, Slovak), Mantua (Dutch, German, Latin), Mântua (Portuguese)

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  • Mantua — • Diocese of Mantua (Mantuana), in Lombardy Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Mantua     Mantua      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • MANTUA — MANTUA, city and province in N. Italy, an important Jewish center in late medieval and modern times. History The first record of a Jewish settlement in Mantua dates from 1145, when abraham ibn ezra lived there for a while. A small Jewish… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Mantua — Mantua, OH U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 1046 Housing Units (2000): 452 Land area (2000): 1.407040 sq. miles (3.644217 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.407040 sq. miles (3.644217 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • MANTUA — urbs Transpadanae regionis clarissima, Româ 300. annis antiquior, Episcopalis sub Archiepiscopo Aquileiensi, vulgo Mantua et Mantoa Italis, Mantove Gallis. Non longe a Cremonâ abesse innuit Virg. Eclog, 9. v. 28. Mantua vae miserae nimium vicina… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Mantua, OH — U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 1046 Housing Units (2000): 452 Land area (2000): 1.407040 sq. miles (3.644217 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.407040 sq. miles (3.644217 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Mantua, UT — U.S. town in Utah Population (2000): 791 Housing Units (2000): 231 Land area (2000): 4.866287 sq. miles (12.603626 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.738116 sq. miles (1.911711 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.604403 sq. miles (14.515337 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Mantua, VA — U.S. Census Designated Place in Virginia Population (2000): 7485 Housing Units (2000): 2723 Land area (2000): 2.421987 sq. miles (6.272918 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.421987 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • mantua — loose gown worn by women 17c. 18c., 1670s, from Fr. manteau cloak, mantle, from O.Fr. mantel (see MANTLE (Cf. mantle)); form influenced in English by Mantua, name of a city in Italy. Mantua maker (1690s) became the general early 19c. term for… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Mantua — Man tu*a, n. 1. A superior kind of rich silk formerly exported from Mantua in Italy. [Obs.] Beck (Draper s Dict.). [1913 Webster] 2. A woman s cloak or mantle; also, a woman s gown. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mantua — Mantua, Hauptstadt der gleichnamigen ital. Provinz (s. oben), liegt 20 m ü. M. am Mincio, der sich an der Nordseite der Stadt seeartig verbreitert (Lago Superiore, Lago di Mezzo und Lago Inferiore) und sie an der Südseite mit einem von Sümpfen… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • mantua — [man′tyo͞o ə, man′to͞o ə] n. [altered (after MANTUA) < Fr manteau < OFr mantel,MANTLE] a mantle or loose gown or cloak formerly worn by women …   English World dictionary

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