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[paj-oo-uh] /ˈpædʒ u ə/

a city in NE Italy.
/ˈpædʒʊə; ˈpædjʊə/
a city in NE Italy, in Veneto: important in Roman and Renaissance times; university (1222); botanical garden (1545). Pop: 204 870 (2001) Latin name Patavium (pəˈteɪvɪəm) Italian name Padova

Italian city, Italian Padova, from Latin Patavium, probably from Gaulish *padi “pine,” in reference to the pine forests thereabouts. Related: Paduan.


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