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[loo-key-nee-uh] /luˈkeɪ ni ə/
an ancient region in S Italy, NW of the Gulf of Taranto.
a modern region in S Italy, comprising most of the ancient region. 3856 sq. mi. (9985 sq. km).
Mount, a mountain in the SW Yukon Territory, Canada, in the St. Elias Mountains. 17,147 feet (5226 meters).
Italian Basilicata
[bah-zee-lee-kah-tah] /bɑˌzi liˈkɑ tɑ/ (Show IPA),
(for defs 1, 2). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Capua fell in 211, and the seat of war, to the great relief of Rome, was removed to Lucania and Bruttium.

  • You came to England in eighteen hundred and ninety-six, on board the Lucania.

    The Secret House Edgar Wallace
  • Zeno of Velia or Elea in Lucania was the founder of dialectic.

  • She has friends sailing in the Lucania on the 15th, and intends crossing with them.

    Flaming June Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • Busy as he also always is, he yet found time to call at the "Lucania," and to tell more than one of his good stories.

    A Flight in Spring J. Harris Knowles
  • Curius marched into Samnium, and his colleague into Lucania.

    A Smaller History of Rome William Smith and Eugene Lawrence
  • Prepare to go aboard the Lucania five days from date in the disguise of what do you imagine?

    The Last Stroke Lawrence L. Lynch
  • Hanno was sent with another division to do the same in Lucania.

  • The largest emigrant steamer then afloat was the Lucania, of 12,952 tons.

    Loss of the Steamship 'Titanic' British Government
  • They sunk us without warning—the Lucania—and then shelled us in the open boats.

    Men, Women and Guns H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile
British Dictionary definitions for Lucania


the Latin name for Basilicata
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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