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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. a constellation in the Milky Way near Cygnus; contains the star Altair;

2. the provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central Italy;
[syn: Aquila, L'Aquila, Aquila degli Abruzzi]

3. a genus of Accipitridae;
[syn: Aquila, genus Aquila]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Aquila \Aq"ui*la\, n.; pl. Aquil[ae]. [L., an eagle.] 1. (Zool.) A genus of eagles. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astron.) A northern constellation southerly from Lyra and Cygnus and preceding the Dolphin; the Eagle. [1913 Webster] Aquila alba [L., white eagle], an alchemical name of calomel. --Brande & C. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Aquila n 1: a constellation in the Milky Way near Cygnus; contains the star Altair 2: the provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central Italy [syn: Aquila, L'Aquila, Aquila degli Abruzzi] 3: a genus of Accipitridae [syn: Aquila, genus Aquila]
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Aquila eagle, a native of Pontus, by occupation a tent-maker, whom Paul met on his first visit to Corinth (Acts 18:2). Along with his wife Priscilla he had fled from Rome in consequence of a decree (A.D. 50) by Claudius commanding all Jews to leave the city. Paul sojourned with him at Corinth, and they wrought together at their common trade, making Cilician hair-cloth for tents. On Paul's departure from Corinth after eighteen months, Aquila and his wife accompanied him to Ephesus, where they remained, while he proceeded to Syria (Acts 18:18, 26). When they became Christians we are not informed, but in Ephesus they were (1 Cor. 16:19) Paul's "helpers in Christ Jesus." We find them afterwards at Rome (Rom. 16:3), interesting themselves still in the cause of Christ. They are referred to some years after this as being at Ephesus (2 Tim. 4:19). This is the last notice we have of them.
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's):

Aquila, an eagle