[uhm-bree-uh; Italian oom-bree-ah]
- an ancient district in central and N Italy.
- 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.
And that he lived in Umbria, but next week was going to Ancona.
Up there in Umbria we had culled it from the roadside as you cull flowers.
These vases are the work of those people who preceded the Etruscans in Umbria.The Story of Perugia
- 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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