[brin-duh-zee; Italian breen-dee-zee]


an Adriatic seaport in SE Apulia, in SE Italy: important Roman city and naval station.

Ancient Brundisium. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • I was therefore glad to pass via Brindisi on the road to Athens.

    A Labrador Doctor

    Wilfred Thomason Grenfell

  • I don't care what the Kennedys may say if I leave the ship at Brindisi and go with you.

  • There they had drunk the good red wine of Amato and called for brindisi!

    The Call of the Blood

    Robert Smythe Hichens

  • Cleric said he thought Virgil, when he was dying at Brindisi, must have remembered that passage.

    My Antonia

    Willa Cather

  • In fact, until I reached Brindisi I had only once attempted to peep out.

British Dictionary definitions for brindisi



a port in SE Italy, in SE Apulia: important naval base in Roman times and a centre of the Crusades in the Middle Ages. Pop: 89 081 (2001)Ancient name: Brundisium
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