Mi·lan (mĭ-lăn, -län)
A city of northern Italy northeast of Genoa. Probably of Celtic origin, it was taken by the Romans in 222 BC and has been an important commercial, financial, cultural, and industrial center since medieval times because of its strategic location.
Mil′a·nese (mĭl′ə-nēz, -nēs) adj. & n.
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