[let-che; English lech-ey]
- a city in SE Italy: ancient Greek and Roman city; noted for its baroque architecture.
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Examples from the Web for lecce
It was at Lecce in Murat's time, but Southwald was conceited that he could gentle her.Patsy
S. R. Crockett
That of Lecce, to the east-south-east again, is a low flat limestone terrace.
The following are examples from the Lecce variety of the dialect: core, pl.
Leaving Otranto, Nicolas came to Lecce, which he entered bearing a cross on his shoulders, and uttering his usual cry.
He took up his abode outside the town, and continued to astonish and edify the peasants who came into Lecce to market.
- a walled city in SE Italy, in Puglia: Greek and Roman remains. Pop: 83 303 (2001)
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