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Magna Graecia

[mag-nuh gree-shee-uh; Latin mahg-nah grahy-ki-ah]
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noun
  1. the ancient colonial cities and settlements of Greece in S Italy.
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Magna Graecia

noun
  1. (in the ancient world) S Italy, where numerous colonies were founded by Greek cities
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Word Origin

Latin: Great Greece
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