Lodi

/law"dee/ for 1; /loh"duy/ for 2, 3, n.
1. a town in N Italy, SE of Milan: Napoleon's defeat of the Austrians 1796. 28,691.
2. a city in central California, near Sacramento. 35,221.
3. a city in NE New Jersey. 23,956.

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      city, San Joaquin county, central California, U.S. Lodi lies along the Mokelumne River at the junction of the San Joaquin and Sacramento valleys just northeast of Stockton, on the edge of the Sacramento River delta. It originated as Mokelumne Station (1869) on the Central Pacific (later part of the Southern Pacific) Railroad. In 1873 it was renamed, presumably for a famous racehorse of the time. The city has long been known for its wines, notably Tokay, which is produced from a locally developed grape (the Flame Tokay). It is also a packing and processing centre for cereals, fruits, nuts, and vegetables from the surrounding agricultural area and has light industry. Micke Grove Regional Park contains a zoo, Japanese and rose gardens, and the San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum. Camanche Dam and Reservoir is 15 miles (25 km) east. Inc. 1906. Pop. (1990) city, 51,874; Stockton-Lodi MSA, 480,628; (2000) city, 56,999; Stockton-Lodi MSA, 563,598.

Italy
      town, Lombardia ( Lombardy) regione, northern Italy. It lies on the right bank of the Adda River, southeast of Milan. The original settlement (5th century BC) on the site of the present suburb of Lodi Vecchio obtained Roman citizenship in 89 BC as Laus Pompeia. Destroyed in the communal struggles of 1111 and by the Milanese in 1158, it was refounded on the present site by the emperor Frederick I Barbarossa but later joined the Lombard League against him. In the 14th century it lost its independence to Milan, with which its history was thereafter linked. On May 10, 1796, Napoleon gained control of Lombardy by defeating the Austrians at the Battle of Lodi.

      The town's notable buildings include the 12th-century Romanesque cathedral; the Church of the Incoronata (1488–94); and the Lombard–Gothic-style Church of San Francesco (1289), with fine 13th–15th-century frescoes. Lodi is an important agricultural and industrial centre noted for its cheese, ceramics, wrought iron, and wool products. Pop. (2006 est.) mun., 42,748.

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