1. A city of Italy which has given its name to various objects.

2. A Bologna sausage. Bologna sausage [It. Salsiccia di Bologna], a large sausage made of bacon or ham, veal, and pork, chopped fine and inclosed in a skin.


Bologna stone, radiated barite, or barium sulphate, found in roundish masses composed of radiating fibres, first discovered near Bologna. It is phosphorescent when calcined. Bologna vial, a vial of unannealed glass which will fly into pieces when its surface is scratched by a hard body, as by dropping into it a fragment of flint; whereas a bullet may be dropped into it without injury.

(01 Mar 1998)

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