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Brindisi

[brin-duh-zee; Italian breen-dee-zee] /ˈbrɪn dəˌzi; Italian ˈbrin di zi/
noun
1.
an Adriatic seaport in SE Apulia, in SE Italy: important Roman city and naval station.
Ancient Brundisium.
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  • I was therefore glad to pass via Brindisi on the road to Athens.

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  • 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!

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

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  • 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.

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  • I leave by Brindisi for Egypt to-night and will wire my safe arrival.

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  • Thence I send him to Athens, and to-morrow he will go by way of Brindisi.

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Brindisi

/Italian ˈbrindizi/
noun
1.
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
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