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Calabria

[kuh-ley-bree-uh; Italian kah-lah-bryah]
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  1. a region in S Italy. 2,048,901. 5828 sq. mi. (15,100 sq. km). Capital: Reggio Calabria.
  2. an ancient district at the extreme SE part of the Italian peninsula.
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Related formsCa·la·bri·an, noun, adjective
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Calabria

noun
  1. a region of SW Italy: mostly mountainous and subject to earthquakes. Chief town: Reggio di Calabria. Pop: 2 007 392 (2003 est). Area: 15 080 sq km (5822 sq miles)
  2. an ancient region of extreme SE Italy (3rd century bc to about 668 ad); now part of Apulia
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