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[uh-broot-see; Italian ah-broot-tsee]
  1. Duke of thePrince Luigi Amedeo of Savoy-Aosta, 1873–1933, Italian naval officer, mountain climber, and Arctic explorer.
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Examples from the Web for abruzzi

Historical Examples

  • A version from the Abruzzi may be found in Finamore, No. 38.

    Italian Popular Tales

    Thomas Frederick Crane

  • Capistrano, John of, a revival preacher in the Abruzzi, 502.

  • He was a peasant from the Abruzzi who had come to seek his fortune in Paris.

  • "The Daughter of Jorio" is a tragedy laid in the mountains of Abruzzi.

    Idling in Italy

    Joseph Collins

  • A noble walk, and one that compares favourably with many Abruzzi excursions.


    Norman Douglas

British Dictionary definitions for abruzzi


Abruzzo (Italian aˈbruttso)

  1. a region of S central Italy, between the Apennines and the Adriatic. Capital: Aquila. Pop: 1 273 284 (2003 est). Area: 10 794 sq km (4210 sq miles)
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