[ uh-broot-see; Italian ah-broot-tsee ]
/ əˈbrut si; Italian ɑˈbrut tsi /
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Duke of the Prince Luigi Amedeo of Savoy-Aosta, 1873–1933, Italian naval officer, mountain climber, and Arctic explorer.
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Words nearby Abruzzi
abrosexual, abrosia, abrupt, abruption, abruptly, Abruzzi, Abruzzi e Molise, ABRV, abs, Absalom, Absaroka Range
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How to use Abruzzi in a sentence
The Duke of the Abruzzi ascended it to the height of 24,600 feet, and so established a climbing record.The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir|Sir James McCrone Douie
Murat had intended to give Rome a wide berth, stealing around it by the Abruzzi.Romance of Roman Villas|Elizabeth W. (Elizbeth Williams) Champney
She hid herself and them in the Abruzzi, living upon the sale of what furniture and jewels Sir Lawrence had died possessed of.My Lady Ludlow|Elizabeth Gaskell
It is said indeed that he once herded for a time with a band of brigands in the Abruzzi.
May We never live to hear anything against Our faithful and well-beloved Abruzzi folk!Alone|Norman Douglas
British Dictionary definitions for Abruzzi
Abruzzo (Italian aˈbruttso)
/ (Italian aˈbruttsi) /
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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