Pronunciation: (trent), [key]
1. Italian, Trento. Ancient, Tridentum. a city in N Italy, on the Adige River. 98,006.
2. Council of, the ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic Church that met at Trent intermittently from 1545 to 1563, and defined church doctrine and condemned the Reformation.
3. a river in central England, flowing NE from Staffordshire to the Humber. 170 mi. (275 km) long.
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