a city in Apulia, S Italy.
Contemporary Examples

In November 2010 Andria Cheng at MarketWatch heralded, “Home Depot signals stabilizing U.S. market.”
For the Housing Market, a Home Depot Recovery Alex Klein August 14, 2012

Historical Examples

Ritschl thinks that the two endings are about the same age, and compares the double ending of the Andria of Terence.
The Student’s Companion to Latin Authors George Middleton

At the siege of Andria, in 1799, he was shot through the breast whilst scaling the walls at the head of his company of grenadiers.
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCLXXVI. February, 1847. Vol. LXI. Various

Of all comic writers, however, the author of the Andria and the Heautontimorumenos was Diderot’s favourite.
Diderot and the Encyclopaedists (Vol 1 of 2) John Morley

Silicernium, a funeral feast, is used in Terence, Andria iv.
Selections from Early Middle English 1130-1250: Part II: Notes Various


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