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Umbria

[uhm-bree-uh; Italian oom-bree-ah] /ˈʌm bri ə; Italian ˈum bri ɑ/
noun
1.
an ancient district in central and N Italy.
2.
a region in central Italy. 3270 sq. mi. (8470 sq. km).
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  • Beyond them spreads the misty moon-irradiated plain of Umbria.

    New Italian sketches John Addington Symonds
  • Perugia is the queen of this enchanted land, the crown of Umbria.

    A Little Pilgrimage in Italy

    Olave M. (Olave Muriel) Potter
  • And that he lived in Umbria, but next week was going to Ancona.

    A Little Pilgrimage in Italy

    Olave M. (Olave Muriel) Potter
  • Up there in Umbria we had culled it from the roadside as you cull flowers.

    A Little Pilgrimage in Italy

    Olave M. (Olave Muriel) Potter
  • These vases are the work of those people who preceded the Etruscans in Umbria.

    The Story of Perugia Margaret Symonds
  • Mars subjected to me my native land of Umbria, and Capua too.

    The Story of Perugia Margaret Symonds
  • Umbria was originally incorporated in the province of Tuscany.

    The Story of Perugia Margaret Symonds
  • Called to it by your choice, I mount this throne and name myself King of Umbria!

    Such is Life Frank Wedekind
British Dictionary definitions for Umbria

Umbria

/ˈʌmbrɪə; Italian ˈumbrja/
noun
1.
a mountainous region of central Italy, in the valley of the Tiber. Pop: 834 210 (2003 est). Area: 8456 sq km (3265 sq miles)
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