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  Milan Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Until Milan led the way, who knew that happy hour could last four hours, that clothing and household appliances could be made out of basketry, and that coffee could make a delicious pasta sauce?
When To Go Most of the year Milan is as comfortable as a cardigan: not too hot, and not too cold, either.
Talk about cosmopolitan: Milan was German, French, Austrian, and Spanish for much of its history, before becoming a centre of unified Italy in 1860.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/europe/italy/milan   (297 words)

  
  Army Technology - Milan - Anti-Tank Missile System
MILAN is a portable medium-range, anti-tank weapon manufactured by Euromissile, based in Fontenay-aux-Roses in France.
MILAN 3, armed with a tandem warhead with a new firing post with jam-resistant pulsed-beacon infrared guidance, has been in production since 1996 and has been ordered by France, Cyprus and two other armies.
MILAN 2T and MILAN 3 missiles are armed with a tandem charge for use against reactive armour.
www.army-technology.com /projects/milan   (1110 words)

  
  Milan guide - Milan travel guide - Milan city - guide to Milan - Italy travel Milan - airport Milan
Milan: the discrete charm of nineteenth-century middle-class residences
Milan is a city that arouses extreme feelings, just like the city lifestyle is extreme too.
Milan is the Italian city with the best national and international connections, thanks to its airport, railway and road network, the most efficient in Italy...
www.travelplan.it /milan_guide.htm   (601 words)

  
  Milan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
By population, Milan is Italy's largest city and the 3rd Metro Area of the UE.
Milan's name comes from the Celtic Medelhan, meaning "in the middle of the plain", due either to its location in a plain close to the confluence of two small rivers, the Olona and the Seveso, or perhaps to its being close to, and roughly equidistant from, two major rivers, the Ticino and the Adda.
Milan eventually became one of the main centers of Italian nationalism, claiming independence and the unification of Italy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Milan   (2427 words)

  
 Milan, Ohio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Milan is a village in Erie and Huron counties in Ohio.
Milan (pronounced MÝ-lin) was the birthplace of inventor and businessman Thomas A. Edison, and the small hillside brick home where he was born on February 11th, 1847 is open to the public as a museum.
Milan shares its school system with nearby Berlin Heights, Ohio; the combined school district is known as the Berlin-Milan Local Schools, and the high school teams are the "Edison Chargers".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Milan,_Ohio   (773 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Milan
After Charlemagne, Milan was the seat of counts, whose authority however, was overshadowed by the prestige of the archbishops, foremost among whom was Ansperto da Biassono (869-81), who fortified the town and adorned it with beautiful buildings.
In 1059 Nicholas II sent to Milan St. Peter Damian and the same Anselmo, at which the people murmured, demanding that the church of Milan be not subject to that of Rome.
Councils were held at Milan in 343 and 347, against Photinus; in the cause of St. Athanasius, at which the Emperor Constans menaced the bishops; 390, against Jovinian; 451, against the Robber Council of Ephesus; 680, against the Monothelites; 1060, 1098, 1117, 1287, for ecclesiastical reforms.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10298a.htm   (3515 words)

  
 Milan, Italy
Milan's importance lessened with the decline of the Roman Empire, as did its centrality which ended with the invasion of the Longobardi in the 4th century.
Milan's fame is also boosted by its role in the world of fashion, by the presence of many industries, the diffusion of the high-tech service sector, and by its cultural innovation.
Milan's size has remained reasonably contained, without its hinterland it has one and a half million inhabitants, these become four million if you count all the areas covered by the underground.
worldfacts.us /Italy-Milan.htm   (3491 words)

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