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[suh-lair-noh, -lur-; Italian sah-ler-naw] /səˈlɛər noʊ, -ˈlɜr-; Italian sɑˈlɛr nɔ/
a seaport in SW Italy: taken by U.S. forces September 1943. Unabridged
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  • Finally, the Syndic of Salerno was asked if he had seen anything of the Garibaldian expeditions by sea?

    The Liberation of Italy Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
  • As early as the ninth century Salerno was famous for its great physicians.

  • There are many other names of women professors at the University of Salerno in this department.

  • Wealthy patients were coming from all over the world to be treated at Salerno.

  • Long after, when Archbishop of Salerno, he gave a refuge and a tomb to the outworn Hildebrand.

British Dictionary definitions for Salerno


/Italian saˈlɛrno/
a port in SW Italy, in Campania on the Gulf of Salerno: first medical school of medieval Europe. Pop: 138 188 (2001)
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