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Massa

(măs`ə), in the Bible, seventh son of Ishmael.

Massa

(mäs`ä), city (1991 pop. 66,737), capital of Massa-Carrara prov., Tuscany, N central Italy, near the Ligurian Sea. Marble is quarried, and chemicals, metals, and machinery are produced there. From the 15th to the 19th cent. Massa was the capital of the independent principality, later duchy, of Massa and Carrara, which was ruled by the Malaspina and the Cybo-Malaspina families. In 1829 the city passed through marriage to the house of Austria-Este, dukes of Modena. It united with the kingdom of Sardinia in 1859. The old town centers around the 15th-century Malaspina castle; in the new section are the Cybo-Malaspina Palace, a 15th-century cathedral, and a fine marble fountain.

Massa

 

a city in central Italy, in Tuscany, near the Ligurian Sea (Marina di Massa is the outer harbor). It is the administrative center of the province of Massa e Carrara. Population, 62,800 (1971). There is production of items made from Carrara marble, which is quarried in the Apuanian Alps. There is machine building (power engineering and chemical equipment), as well as some metallurgical and chemical industry.

Massa

a town in W Italy, in NW Tuscany. Pop.: 66 769 (2001)
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Williams is one of the most successful and important teams of all time in Formula One," said Massa.
Despite that, it was Massa who went before the stewards for 'causing a collision',' albeit exonerated as they accepted his explanation his focus was on team-mate Valtteri Bottas directly ahead of him.
Massa will start seventh, two places behind Grosjean, but starting on the medium tyres should see Massa in better shape during the race than Grosjean, who starts on the less durable soft compound.
It's in much better shape compared to how we started last year," added Massa.
FELIPE Massa is adamant he has suffered no loss in confidence in the wake of his mirror-image accidents in Monaco.
Massa claimed the decision to allow Alonso by was made of his own volition, and nothing to do with a seemingly coded radio message from his race engineer Rob Smedley.
Fast forward four years to this week, when Democrats tried to close the case after Massa stepped down.
In response, Hamilton shouted after a departing Massa, "Don't touch me man.
The likes of Alonso, team principal Stefano Domenicali, and even F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone, have all come out in support of Massa of late Ecclestone said: "To me it's obvious, Felipe is very talented and there is not much to add.
Asked whether it was a good one, Massa replied: "No, I don't think so, and anyway I will do everything right, which is what I've done all the time.
However, Herbert said that Massa was rightly given a drive-though penalty as he knew Hamilton was beside him, but still cut across his rival.
Al Massa downed City Diamonds by 26 runs after scoring 91 for 2 in the five overs and restricting their opponents to 59 for 1 in the five overs.