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Etymology of 'troia' with respect to the City of Troy?

Is there any connection between the Italian name for the city of Troy, "Troia", and the pejorative term 'troia'? Do native speakers figuratively reference the city in this expression, or is it simply ...
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Meaning of 'gobbo' / 'gobbi'

The dictionary says 'gobbo' (noun) means a hunchback. I was watching this video of Mourinho after the Juve game: A comment underneath says: Godo come ...
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What does "cazzuccio" mean?

I am reading Zerocalcare, and I am stuck at this word. Third picture from top, the male character responds to his ...
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