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Amalfi

noun
  1. a town in Italy: a major Mediterranean port from the 10th to the 18th century, now a resort
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  • The old Amalfi, with its palaces, its arches and colonnades, lies under the sea.

    Italy, the Magic Land

    Lilian Whiting

  • The sail from Amalfi to Pstum is one incomparable in loveliness.

    Italy, the Magic Land

    Lilian Whiting

  • Amalfi was completely destroyed, and has never regained her prestige.

    Italy, the Magic Land

    Lilian Whiting

  • The tragedy of the ruin of Amalfi is related by Petrarca, who was then living in Naples.

    Italy, the Magic Land

    Lilian Whiting

  • The ancient Amalfi, the city of activities and merchandise, is gone.

    Italy, the Magic Land

    Lilian Whiting