Gorizia

(redirected from Gorica)
Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

Gorizia

(gōrē`tsēä), Ger. Görz (gûrts), city (1991 pop. 38,505), capital of Gorizia prov., Friuli–Venezia Giulia, NE Italy, on the Isonzo River and on the Slovenian border. It is an industrial, commercial, transport, and tourist center. Manufactures include textiles, leather goods, processed food, and machines. Located in the historic region of FriuliFriuli
, historic region, now divided between Friuli–Venezia Giulia, NE Italy, and Slovenia. It extends from the E Alps to the Adriatic and includes, in the east, a fertile plain and a section of the Karst region.
..... Click the link for more information.
, Gorizia was the seat of a duchy from c.1000 to 1500. It passed to the Hapsburgs in 1508 but preserved a remarkable autonomy until the 18th cent. From 1815 to 1918 the Austrian crown land of Görz-Gradisca (Slovenian Gorica) was included in Küstenland prov. In World War I, Gorizia and the surrounding area in the Karst were the scene of bloody battles (see IsonzoIsonzo
, river, 87 mi (140 km) long, rising in the Julian Alps, NW Slovenia, and flowing S through Slovenia, where it is known as the Soča, then SW through NE Italy before emptying into the Gulf of Trieste.
..... Click the link for more information.
). The Italians took Gorizia in 1916, evacuated it in 1917, and recovered it in 1918. Gorizia was excepted from the cession in 1947 of E Friuli to Yugoslavia; on the eastern limit of the Italian city is the new Slovenian community of Nova Gorica. Gorizia has a 16th-century fortress, a Gothic cathedral (14th cent., rebuilt 17th cent.), and the Church of St. Ignatius (1680–1725).

Gorizia

a city in NE Italy, in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, on the Isonzo River: cultural centre under the Hapsburgs. Pop.: 35 667 (2001)
References in periodicals archive ?
The relationship between SSAB and the Dubai-based trailer and body builder dates back to 2006, when Gorica first began working with the specialist steel producer to develop tippers that were lighter and stronger.
Muscat: Gorica group plans to set up a dedicated factory in Dubai Industrial City, UAE, for the manufacture and assembly of reefer bodies, becoming its fifth manufacturing facility.
The government decision to let Develop Group pay only 5 percent of the utilities for building the luxury hotel at Gorica is illegal and represents shameless meddling with the municipal powers, the local authorities complain.
Monday, June 7 After a fairly hectic social weekend, there is comfort in the knowledge that Miss Gorica is running this evening in Naas.
Better suited by this trip and competing in lesser company, Miss Gorica gets the vote to beat Cork winner Gunga Din and the Brian Nolantrained filly Monivea, probably out of her depth in the Boylesports Irish 1,000 Guineas last time.
The present appearance of the church in Gorica is not significantly different from the original Vancas' design.
The office of the mayor of Nova Gorica, meanwhile, announced that a meeting between Romoli and Brulc has been scheduled for next week.
I have a contract with Gorica until June, so maybe it can happen when that finishes."
While Gorica operates in various segments, it nevertheless made its mark in the construction sector - which continues to be one of the most important segments for the group, both for the scope of the market across the Gulf, and the high re-sale value of Gorica's products in the segment.
Dickson, who joined the Windsor Park club from Larne in the summer, had a penalty saved in Wednesday's 2-2 Uefa Champions League draw with ND Gorica as the Slovenian champions progressed 5-3 on aggregate.
Contract notice: Drainage and wastewater treatment system of agglomeration velika gorica - reconstruction and upgrading of the drainage system