Florence meaning

fē-rĕndzĕ
A city of central Italy on the Arno River east of Pisa. Originally an Etruscan settlement, then a Roman town, Florence was a powerful city-state under the Medici family during the Italian Renaissance, with a brilliant artistic flowering led by Giotto, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Dante Alighieri, and Raphael. Florence was the capital of newly unified Italy from 1865 to 1871, when the government was moved to Rome.
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(place) Commune in Tuscany, central Italy, on the Arno River.
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A province of Tuscany, Italy.
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The capital city of the province Florence.
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The capital city of the Department of Caquetá, Colombia.
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A female given name.
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A city in Kentucky.
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A city in South Carolina.
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(historical) An ancient gold coin of the time of Edward III, coined by Florentines and worth six shillings sterling.

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(historical) A kind of cloth.

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(person, proper) A feminine name: dim. Flo, Flossie; equiv. Ger. Florenz, It. Fiorenza, Sp. Florencia.
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Origin of florence

  • The female given name gained popularity from Florence Nightingale who was born in the Tuscan city

    From Wiktionary