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Meaning of Florence

Flor•ence

Pronunciation: (flôr'uns, flor'-), [key]
— n.
  1. Italian,a city in central Italy, on the Arno River: capital of the former grand duchy of Tuscany. 464,425.
  2. a city in NW Alabama, on the Tennessee River. 37,029.
  3. a city in E South Carolina. 30,062.
  4. a town in N Kentucky. 15,586.
  5. a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “flowery.”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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