[ loo-key-nee-uh ]
/ luˈkeɪ ni ə /


an ancient region in S Italy, NW of the Gulf of Taranto.
a modern region in S Italy, comprising most of the ancient region. 3856 sq. mi. (9985 sq. km).
Mount, a mountain in the SW Yukon Territory, Canada, in the St. Elias Mountains. 17,147 feet (5226 meters).


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Italian Ba·si·li·ca·ta [bah-zee-lee-kah-tah] /bɑˌzi liˈkɑ tɑ/ (for defs 1, 2). Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for basilicata (1 of 2)

/ (Italian baziliˈkata) /


a region of S Italy, between the Tyrrhenian Sea and the Gulf of Taranto. Capital: Potenza. Pop: 596 821 (2003 est). Area: 9985 sq km (3855 sq miles)

British Dictionary definitions for basilicata (2 of 2)

/ (luːˈkeɪnɪə) /


the Latin name for Basilicata
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