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[brin-duh-zee; Italian breen-dee-zee] /ˈbrɪn dəˌzi; Italian ˈbrin di zi/
an Adriatic seaport in SE Apulia, in SE Italy: important Roman city and naval station.
Ancient Brundisium. Unabridged
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  • I was therefore glad to pass via Brindisi on the road to Athens.

    A Labrador Doctor

    Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
  • I don't care what the Kennedys may say if I leave the ship at Brindisi and go with you.

  • There they had drunk the good red wine of Amato and called for Brindisi!

    The Call of the Blood

    Robert Smythe Hichens
  • Cleric said he thought Virgil, when he was dying at Brindisi, must have remembered that passage.

    My Antonia Willa Cather
  • In fact, until I reached Brindisi I had only once attempted to peep out.

  • On the following day Brindisi was reached, and Turin on the 3rd.

    The Life of King Edward VII J. Castell Hopkins
  • I leave by Brindisi for Egypt to-night and will wire my safe arrival.

    The Place of Dragons William Le Queux
  • Thence I send him to Athens, and to-morrow he will go by way of Brindisi.

    Children of the Soil Henryk Sienkiewicz
British Dictionary definitions for Brindisi


/Italian ˈbrindizi/
a port in SE Italy, in SE Apulia: important naval base in Roman times and a centre of the Crusades in the Middle Ages. Pop: 89 081 (2001) Ancient name Brundisium
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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