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Quirinal

Quirinal one of the Seven Hills on which the ancient city of Rome was built. From the 17th century, Quirinal has also been the name of the summer palace of the popes on the Quirinal Hill in Rome, which later became the palace first of the monarchs and then of the presidents of Italy; later, the name denoted the Italian court, monarchy, or government, especially as distinguished from that of the Vatican.

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Quirinal

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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