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Monza

(mōn`tsä), city (1991 pop. 120,651), Lombardy, N Italy. Manufactures of this highly diversified industrial center include felt hats, carpets, textiles, glass, plastics, and machinery. The history of Monza is closely related to that of MilanMilan
, Ital. Milano, Lat. Mediolanum, city (1991 pop. 1,369,231), capital of Lombardy and of Milan prov., N Italy, at the heart of the Po basin. Because of its strategic position in the Lombard plain, at the intersection of several major transportation routes, it
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. The cathedral, founded (6th cent.) by the Lombard queen Theodolinda, contains the iron crown of Lombardy, which was made, according to tradition, from a nail of Christ's cross; it was used to crown Charlemagne, Charles V, Napoleon I, and other emperors as kings of Lombardy or of Italy. An expiatory chapel was built (1910) at the place where King Humbert I was assassinated in 1900. The nearby Autodromo Nazionale Monza, in the park of the former royal villa, is one of the world's oldest major automobile racetracks (rebuilt 1955).

Monza

 

a city in northern Italy on the Lambro River, in Milan Province, region of Lombardy. Population, 114,500 (1972). Monza is a railroad junction and manufacturing center in the industrial region of Milan. The city has chemical, textile, and glass industries and produces electrical equipment, sewing machines, measuring instruments, and food-industry equipment. It also manufactures felt hats, rugs, and musical instruments. Monza has an international automobile racetrack.

Monza

a city in N Italy, northeast of Milan: the ancient capital of Lombardy; scene of the assassination of King Umberto I in 1900; motor-racing circuit. Pop.: 120 204 (2001)
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