Quirinal


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Quirinal

(kwĭr`ĭnəl), one of the seven hills of Rome, NE of Capitoline Hill. It was the site of several ancient shrines and the quarter of the quirites, probably the aristocracy in the first centuries of Roman history. In the 16th cent. a papal palace was built there; known as Quirinal palace, it was the residence of the kings of Italy from 1870 to 1946 and is now the home of the president of Italy.
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Quirinal

one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built
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Aquino III is welcomed by Italian President Sergio Mattarella at the Sala del Bronzino of the Quirinal Palace.
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An official reception was held for Rouhani at the Quirinal Palace, where a dinner banquet was held after between Italy's Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif held a round of talks.
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ROME, Sept 11 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister of Kuwait Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah met in the Italian capital Rome on Friday with the President of the friendly Republic of Italy Sergio Mattarella in the Quirinal Palace.
Easier to study and comprehend were Rome's exuberant display fountains of the early to late baroque: the late sixteenth-century Acqua Felice, built on the Quirinal by Pope Sixtus v (1521-90); the Acqua Paola, built on the Janiculum by Pope Paul v (1550-1621) in the early seventeenth century; and the elaborate Fontana di Trevi, eventually completed in 1762 to the design of Niccolo Salvi (1697-1751).