- an ancient country located between the Arno and Tiber rivers, roughly corresponding to modern Tuscany in W Italy.
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Etruria furnished the people of Romulus with the science of divination.The Superstitions of Witchcraft
Fanny wants to know “what you are gone for,” and endeavors to pronounce Etruria.Mary Wollstonecraft
Elizabeth Robins Pennell
Remains of amphitheatres are found in several cities of Etruria.
Examples of subterranean tombs are to be found in Egypt, Etruria, Greece.
Hannibal decided to attempt to pass over the mountains into Etruria.Hannibal
- an ancient country of central Italy, between the Rivers Arno and Tiber, roughly corresponding to present-day Tuscany and part of Umbria
- a factory established in Staffordshire by Josiah Wedgwood in 1769
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