region of N Italy, on the Swiss
border: 9,213 sq mi
(23,862 sq km); pop. 8,856,000; chief city, Milan
: It. name Lomˈbardia (lɔmˈbɑʀdjɑ; l^ōmbärˈdyä)
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Word origin of 'Lombardy'the region was invaded and settled by Lombards in the 6th c. a.d.