The semicolon is a punctuation mark, something between a full stop and a comma. It is stronger than a comma but weaker than a full stop.
The semicolon symbol is: ;
- The students are from: Poland; Warsaw, Italy; Rome, Spain; Valencia.
- The teachers live in: Alabama; Mongomery, Arizona; Phenix, Georgia; Atlanta.
- My friends come from: Sweden; Stokholm and Poland; Cracow.
Use a semicolon to separate units of a series when one or more of the units contain commas.