Loreto

Loreto
Loreto f
English and Irish (borne by Roman Catholics): religious name referring to the town in central Italy to which in the 13th century the Holy House of the Virgin is supposed to have been miraculously transported from Nazareth by angels.

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  • Loreto — is Italian laurel wood. It may refer to:In places with Marian shrines*Loreto, Santiago del Estero, Argentina *Loreto, Beni, Bolivia *Loreto (AN), Ancona, Italy, home of the Basilica della Santa Casa after which the other shrines are named.… …   Wikipedia

  • Loreto (AN) — Infobox CityIT img coa = Loreto Stemma.png image caption=Piazza della Madonna with façade of the Basilica official name = Comune di Loreto region = Marche province = Ancona (AN) elevation m = 127 area total km2 =17.69 population as of = November …   Wikipedia

  • Loreto — geographical name commune central Italy in Marche population 10,797 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Loreto, Agusan del Sur — Loreto is a 1st class municipality in the province of Agusan del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 31,365 people in 5,572 households.BarangaysLoreto is politically subdivided into 17 barangays. * Binucayan *… …   Wikipedia

  • Loreto nuns — Lo*ret o nuns, or Loretto nuns Lo*ret to nuns [From Loreto, a city in Italy famous for its Holy House, said to be that in which Jesus lived, brought by angels from Nazareth.] (R. C. Ch.) Members of a congregation of nuns founded by Mrs. Mary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Loreto, Dinagat Islands — Loreto is a 5th class municipality in the province of Dinagat Island, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 8,751 people in 1,840 households. History In the northern side of the mainland of Surigao del Norte lies… …   Wikipedia

  • Loreto, Baja California Sur — For other uses, see Loreto. Infobox Settlement official name = Loreto other name = native name = nickname = settlement type = Town motto = imagesize = image caption = flag size = image seal size = image shield = Loreto escudo de armas.jpg shield… …   Wikipedia

  • Loreto Region — Peru region table name = Loreto imagesize = 100px image caption = Regional logo president = Iván Vásquez Valera capital = Iquitos elevation = largest = area = 368,851.95 pop = 884,144 density = 2.5 provinces = 7 provinces and 51 districts lowest …   Wikipedia

  • Loreto International Airport — Infobox Airport name = Loreto International Airport nativename = nativename a = nativename r = image width = caption = IATA = LTO ICAO = MMLT type = Public owner = operator = Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares city served = location = Loreto,… …   Wikipedia

  • Loreto, Zacatecas — Infobox Settlement official name = Loreto other name = native name = nickname = settlement type = motto = imagesize = image caption = flag size = image seal size = image shield = shield size = image blank emblem = blank emblem type = blank emblem …   Wikipedia

  • Ladies of Loreto — Loreto nuns Lo*ret o nuns, or Loretto nuns Lo*ret to nuns [From Loreto, a city in Italy famous for its Holy House, said to be that in which Jesus lived, brought by angels from Nazareth.] (R. C. Ch.) Members of a congregation of nuns founded by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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