[kuh-ley-bree-uh; Italian kah-lah-bryah]
- a region in S Italy. 2,048,901. 5828 sq. mi. (15,100 sq. km). Capital: Reggio Calabria.
- an ancient district at the extreme SE part of the Italian peninsula.
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Food in Calabria was pride, self-sufficiency and community all mixed together in one mouthful.A Young Chef Travels to Calabria, Italy, and Learns the Old Ways of Cooking
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In Basilicata and Calabria, hundreds of families are living in houses where electricity has been cut off.Europe’s Austerity Crisis Ravages Italy’s South
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On August 9, a rickety fishing boat with 124 Syrians reached the southern coast of Calabria.Syrian Immigrants Flood Greece
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Born and raised in the town of Verbicaro in Calabria, Italy, Rosetta Costantino moved to California with her parents at age 14.
Of all the regions of Italy, Calabria may well claim the diet richest in vegetables.
Like the brigands of Calabria, they had two pistols and a poignard at their waists.Fox's Book of Martyrs
A yellow powder that fell at Gerace, Calabria, March 14, 1813.The Book of the Damned
She remembered the defence of the lady and her daughter in Calabria.Margaret Capel, v. 2 of 3
The town of Reggio, in Calabria, nearly destroyed by an earthquake.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology
This artlessness in respect of theft still exists in Calabria.A Tour Through The Pyrenees
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- a region of SW Italy: mostly mountainous and subject to earthquakes. Chief town: Reggio di Calabria. Pop: 2 007 392 (2003 est). Area: 15 080 sq km (5822 sq miles)
- an ancient region of extreme SE Italy (3rd century bc to about 668 ad); now part of Apulia
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