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[uhm-bree-uh; Italian oom-bree-ah] /ˈʌm bri ə; Italian ˈum bri ɑ/
an ancient district in central and N Italy.
a region in central Italy. 3270 sq. mi. (8470 sq. km). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • And that he lived in Umbria, but next week was going to Ancona.

    A Little Pilgrimage in Italy Olave M. (Olave Muriel) Potter
  • Beyond them spreads the misty moon-irradiated plain of Umbria.

    New Italian sketches John Addington Symonds
  • He built the “Umbria” and “Etruria,” the two most successful and popular ships ever owned by the Company.

  • Mars subjected to me my native land of Umbria, and Capua too.

    The Story of Perugia Margaret Symonds
  • A similar fate has befallen the literature of Etruria, Umbria, and other parts of the peninsula.

    The Fairy Mythology Thomas Keightley
  • Called to it by your choice, I mount this throne and name myself King of Umbria!

    Such is Life Frank Wedekind
  • I had really only half-believed that it was she whom Curtiss had descried upon the Umbria's forward deck.

    That Affair at Elizabeth Burton E. Stevenson
  • Why will you not leave this little land of Umbria, my father!

    Such is Life Frank Wedekind
British Dictionary definitions for Umbria


/ˈʌmbrɪə; Italian ˈumbrja/
a mountainous region of central Italy, in the valley of the Tiber. Pop: 834 210 (2003 est). Area: 8456 sq km (3265 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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