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Amalfi

/əˈmælfɪ/
noun
1.
a town in Italy: a major Mediterranean port from the 10th to the 18th century, now a resort
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  • The ancient amalfi, the city of activities and merchandise, is gone.

    Italy, the Magic Land Lilian Whiting
  • The old amalfi, with its palaces, its arches and colonnades, lies under the sea.

    Italy, the Magic Land Lilian Whiting
  • The tragedy of the ruin of amalfi is related by Petrarca, who was then living in Naples.

    Italy, the Magic Land Lilian Whiting
  • amalfi was completely destroyed, and has never regained her prestige.

    Italy, the Magic Land Lilian Whiting
  • The sail from amalfi to Pstum is one incomparable in loveliness.

    Italy, the Magic Land Lilian Whiting
  • But no native of amalfi ever mistook a foreigner for an angel.

    Adam Johnstone's Son

    F. Marion Crawford
  • It was clear that she had never heard of him before he had come to amalfi.

    Adam Johnstone's Son

    F. Marion Crawford

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