Cremona[kri mō′nə; It kre mō̂′nä]
commune in Lombardy, N Italy, on the Po River: famous (fl. 16th-17th cent.) for making Amati, Guarnerius, & Stradivarius violins: pop. 81,000
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A city of northern Italy on the Po River east-southeast of Milan. Originally a Roman colony, it was an independent commune in the Middle Ages until its surrender to Milan in 1334. Population: 70,900.