Perugia meaning

pə-ro͝o'jə, -jē-ə, pĕ-ro͝o'jä
A city of central Italy on a hill overlooking the Tiber River north of Rome. An important Etruscan settlement, it fell to the Romans c. 310 bc and became a Lombard duchy in ad 592 and a free city in the 12th century. Perugia was later the artistic center of Umbria and is today a commercial, industrial, and tourist center.
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Commune in Umbria, central Italy.
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