man•tu•aPronunciation: (man'chOO-u), [key]
a woman's loose gown worn as a robe or overdress in the early 18th century.
Man•tu•aPronunciation: (man'chOO-u), [key]
a city in E Lombardy, in N Italy: birthplace of Vergil. 65,390. Italian, Man•to•va Pronunciation: (män'tô-vä). [key]
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