Lucca



[look-kah] /ˈluk kɑ/

noun
1.
a city in NW Italy, W of Florence.
/Italian ˈlukka/
noun
1.
a city in NW Italy, in Tuscany: centre of a rich agricultural region, noted for the production of olive oil. Pop: 81 862 (2001) Ancient name Luca (ˈluːkə)

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