[lom-ber-dee, luhm-] /ˈlɒm bər di, ˈlʌm-/

a region and former kingdom in N Italy. 9190 sq. mi. (23,800 sq. km).
/ˈlɒmbədɪ; ˈlʌm-/
a region of N central Italy, bordering on the Alps: dominated by prosperous lordships and city-states during the Middle Ages; later ruled by Spain and then by Austria before becoming part of Italy in 1859; intensively cultivated and in parts highly industrialized. Pop: 9 108 645 (2003 est). Area: 23 804 sq km (9284 sq miles) Italian name Lombardia (ˌlombarˈdiːa)


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