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O Meddonne mi! wrote:I was just wondering what the name La Rocca means, and also Di Lena in Italian. Thanks in advance !
Hi (oh Madonna mÃ¬!):
La Rocca=Inhabitant of Tower, or Mount's inhabitant...
Di Lena= son of (E)Lena (Elena=Helen; italian diminutive: Lena)or/also ancient inhabitant of Leni Common(Eolie Islands-Sicily. Also this town's name coming from greek name ElÃ¨na - become Lena for aphaeresis, in the time transformed in Leni ...ElÃ¨na greek word=sun's splendor)...
currently La Rocca in Larino: http://paginebianche.virgilio.it/pb/cer ... o&x=52&y=7
Di Lena in larino: http://paginebianche.virgilio.it/pb/cer ... o&x=57&y=7
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