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2014-07-29 23:06:05

BD Group Industries (“BDGI”), a worldwide energy solutions provider to the petrochemical, refinery and oil & gas industries, expands its global reach by obtaining controlling interest in Sagemis International. Seminole, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 BD Group Industries (“BDGI”), a worldwide energy solutions provider to the petrochemical, refinery and oil & gas industries, is pleased to announce that on June 27, 2014, it completed a major investment obtaining the controlling...

2014-07-28 23:00:47

Smartphone Color Application Motley by Team Amit Varshaa Became Winner of the Platinum A' Design Award at Mobile Technologies, Applications and Software Design Competition Como, Italy (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 A' Design Award and Competition is pleased to announce that the smartphone application "Motley" by Varshaa Gupta and Amit Nanda has won a Platinum A' Design Award in Mobile Technologies, Applications and Software Design Competition. About Motley Amit & Varshaa,...

2014-07-24 12:25:41

The garden of the villa is among the most spectacular and scenic examples of the Italian baroque FLORENCE, Italy, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Carlo Collodi spent his childhood at Villa Garzoni and its wonderful gardens, which are located in Collodi, Tuscany. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/697778-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/697778-b ) It is in these magical surroundings that Pinocchio, the world's...

2014-07-24 08:29:45

LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harmony Gold USA announced today that on July 8, 2014, after about 2 years and 6 months of trial, and after almost nine years from the starting of the investigations in October 2005, the Milan Court of first instance, section II criminal, in charge of the so-called Mediatrade proceeding, has issued a judgment of acquittal in relation to all charges for all defendants, including Pier Silvio Berlusconi, Fedele Confalonieri, Daniele Lorenzano,...

2014-07-24 08:23:33

ORLANDO, Fla., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) recently completed a comprehensive system demonstration at Pratica di Mare Air Base near Rome, Italy. The two-week test demonstration included significant first-time events that were observed by several national delegations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140723/129986 "The outstanding result is that we have demonstrated the full range of advanced network capabilities that only MEADS can...

2014-07-23 23:30:35

Five Additional Wineries from France, Italy, and the U.S. Receive Medals for Outstanding Ground-to-Glass Sustainability Programs Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Botanical Research Institute of Texas of Texas (BRIT®) is pleased to announce that LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyards of Lodi, California has won the platinum medal in BRIT’s 2014 International Award of Excellence in Sustainable Winegrowing competition. LangeTwins topped the field this year based on the...

2014-07-23 08:31:11

- The candidate drug, developed in Italy in the L'Aquila laboratories of the Biopharmaceutical Group, finds its origins in the research of Nobel Prize winner Rita Levi Montalcini. NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dompe, a leader in R&D for new therapeutic solutions for the treatment of rare diseases, announces that rhNGF (Recombinant Human Nerve Growth Factor) has been designated as an orphan drug by the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA)....

2014-07-23 04:21:15

Second on the list would be a trip down under to Australia NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's the dream many Americans have - to travel to another country for a vacation without worrying about the cost. Would you sit on the beaches in South America? Would you travel the historical roads in Europe? Or would it be an Asian adventure? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100517/NY06256LOGO When American adults were asked where they would choose, if they could spend a...

2014-07-21 08:22:13

Knuckle Boom Cranes Highlight New Product Line Additions BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MNTX), a leading international provider of cranes and specialized material and container handling equipment, today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire PM Group S.p.A. "PM" based in San Cesario sul Panaro, Modena, Italy. The agreement is subject to pending Italian court approval of a debt restructuring plan. Consideration of $107...

2014-07-18 23:06:14

New Country Manager hired for the Benelux region. Recruitment underway for new Country Managers in the UK, Germany, Spain, Italy, Poland and Russia. Paris, France (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 PrestaShop, an industry leader in open source solutions for ecommerce, today announces significant expansion plans throughout Europe. The company is also announcing the arrival of a new Country Manager for the ‘Benelux’ region. Stefan Devroey will lead PrestaShop’s operations in Belgium, Luxembourg...


Latest Italy Reference Libraries

Tolfetano Horse
2014-07-03 13:02:31

The Tolfetano is a breed of horse that originated in the Lazio region of Italy. The development of the breed was believed by some to be from crossing the Mongolian horse with native stock. Others believe it derived from crossing native horses with Barb and Spanish breeds. Originally, the breed was known as Maremmano, but when Thoroughbred blood was introduced, the Tolfetano became a separate breed. There are 15 breeds indigenous to Italy and the Tolfetano is one that is recognized by...

Polverara
2014-06-23 10:56:24

The Polverara chicken, also known as the Sciata or Schiatta, is an old breed of domestic crested chicken that was developed in the Veneto region of Italy, where it was named after the city of Polverara. Its exact origin is unknown, as well as its relationship to the smaller Padovana chicken, which has a larger crest and beard. Some suggest that this breed was developed using the Padovana while others suggest that it was used in the development the Padovana. The population numbers of the...

Cave bear, Ursus spelaeus
2013-06-22 16:42:25

The cave bear (Ursus spelaeus) is an extinct species that was found in Europe during the Pleistocene. Its range was large and included areas from Great Britain to Spain, Italy, Poland, the Balkans, areas of Germany, Russia, the Caucuses, Romania, and northern areas of Iran. Large numbers of skeletons have been found in Switzerland, southern Germany, Austria, northern Spain, Hungary, Croatia, and Romania. Because so many fossils have been found throughout Europe, some experts assert that there...

Cave Bear, Ursus spelaeus
2013-05-17 22:36:40

The cave bear (Ursus spelaeus) is an extinct species that was found in Europe during the Pleistocene. Its range was large and included areas from Great Britain to Spain, Italy, Poland, the Balkans, areas of Germany, Russia, the Caucuses, Romania, and northern areas of Iran. Large numbers of skeletons have been found in Switzerland, southern Germany, Austria, northern Spain, Hungary, Croatia, and Romania. Because so many fossils have been found throughout Europe, some experts assert that there...

Tyrrhenian Sea
2013-04-18 22:17:09

The Tyrrhenian Sea is a portion of the Mediterranean Sea off of the western coast of Italy. This sea is bordered by Corsica and Sardinia to the west, Tuscany, Campania, Basilicata, Calabria, and Lazio towards the east, and Sicily towards the south. The maximum depth of the Tyrrhenian Sea is 12,418 feet. It is located near where the African and European tectonic plates meet; therefore mountain chains and active volcanoes for example, Mount Marsili, are found. The eight Aeolian Islands...

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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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