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  1. a department in SE Italy. 7442 sq. mi. (19,275 sq. km). Capital: Bari.
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Italian Puglia.
Related formsA·pu·lian, adjective
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Examples from the Web for apulia

Historical Examples

  • Apulia and Sicily had been wrested from the Saracens by a few hundred Normans.

    Peter the Hermit

    Daniel A. Goodsell

  • He accordingly decided now to leave his camp in earnest, and move into Apulia.


    Jacob Abbott

  • And pray what were either of you doing in Apulia with the brother-in-law of Buonaparte?


    S. R. Crockett

  • During that year there was a formidable insurrection of the slaves in Apulia.

  • Apulia is the most level of the countries south of the Rubicon.

British Dictionary definitions for apulia


  1. a region of SE Italy, on the Adriatic. Capital: Bari. Pop: 4 023 957 (2003 est). Area: 19 223 sq km (7422 sq miles)Italian name: Puglia
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