Lake Como

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Como, Lake

(kō`mō), Ital. Lago di Como or Lario, c.56 sq mi (145 sq km), 30 mi (48 km) long and from 1-2 to 2 1-2 mi (0.8–4 km) wide, in Lombardy, N Italy. Lake Como is a natural widening of the Adda River, which feeds and drains the lake. Situated in the foothills of the Alps, the lake is one of the most beautiful of Europe. It is a tourist resort, and handsome villas line its shores. Lecco, Como, Varennes, and Bellagio are principal towns.
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We can find these enchantments without visiting the Como Lake, or the Madeira Islands.
Manna Shetty, wife of Bollywood actor Suneil Shetty, arrives to attend the wedding of Indian Bollywood stars Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh at the Villa Balbianello in Lenno, Como lake, northern Italy, Wednesday, Nov.
The first, built in 16, stood 6 feet high and was assembled with 25,000 blocks of ice from the Mississippi River and Como Lake, according to the carnivals website.
This book contains revised papers from the organization's eponymously titled seminar (October 2009, Como Lake, Italy), which expanded the scope to justice and humanities and focused on four themes: law and humanities; history, memory, and human rights; forgiveness; and justice, culture, and copyright.
Como Lake Resort owner and operator Sue Burk has found it a marked improvement from the four-way radio phone service she previously endured.
Celli SpA, Porcari, Italy, is promoting and sponsoring the Italian Nonwoven Event of the Year 2001, scheduled for March 2 in the Villa d'Este on the Como Lake near Milan.
Sympatric presence of dwarf and normal forms of lake whitefish, Coregonus clupeaformis, in Como Lake, Ontario.
The 1,000-foot reef was installed between two existing jetties one at Belmar's 19th Avenue beach, and the second just north of South Boulevard in Spring Lake at the east end of Como Lake. The lake forms the boundary between the two municipalities.