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Calabria

[ kuh-ley-bree-uh; Italian kah-lah-bryah ]
/ kəˈleɪ bri ə; Italian kɑˈlɑ bryɑ /
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noun

a region in southern Italy. 2,048,901. 5,828 sq. mi. (15,100 sq. km). Capital: Reggio Calabria.
an ancient district at the extreme southeastern part of the Italian peninsula.

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Origin of Calabria

First recorded in 1600–20; from Latin, from Greek Kalabría

OTHER WORDS FROM Calabria

Ca·la·bri·an, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Calabria

Calabria
/ (kəˈlæbrɪə) /

noun

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)
an ancient region of extreme SE Italy (3rd century bc to about 668 ad); now part of Apulia
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