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Anzio

[an-zee-oh; Italian ahn-tsyaw]
noun
  1. a town in Italy, S of Rome on the Tyrrhenian coast: site of Allied beachhead in World War II.
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  • He was greeted cordially by Anzio and was introduced to the two others present.

    David Lannarck, Midget

    George S. Harney

  • "Get him out of here," roared Anzio as he waved to Damino to obey his commands.

    David Lannarck, Midget

    George S. Harney

  • Shirley was later to learn that young Anzio, the new bank employee, was a nephew of the manager of the trucking company.

    David Lannarck, Midget

    George S. Harney

  • Shirley turned to find Anzio frantically searching the contents of a drawer in the nearby cabinet.

    David Lannarck, Midget

    George S. Harney

  • Placing the gun in his pocket, Shirley seized a tall, steel-legged stool to bring it down on Anzio's unprotected head.

    David Lannarck, Midget

    George S. Harney


British Dictionary definitions for anzio

Anzio

noun
  1. a port and resort on the W coast of Italy: site of Allied landings in World War II. Pop: 36 952 (2001)
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