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Campania

[ kam-pey-nee-uh, -peyn-yuh; Italian kahm-pah-nyah ]

noun

  1. a region in SW Italy. 5,214 sq. mi. (13,505 sq. km). : Naples.


Campania

/ kæmˈpeɪnɪə; kamˈpaɲɲa /

noun

  1. a region of SW Italy: includes the islands of Capri and Ischia. Chief town: Naples. Pop.: 5 725 098 (2003 est). Area: 13 595 sq km (5248 sq miles)


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  • Cam·pani·an adjective noun
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Example Sentences

The plain at the mouth of the former is comparatively small, while that traversed by the Volturnus is the main plain of Campania.

The road system of Campania was extremely well developed and touched all the important towns.

The most important road centre of Campania was Capua, at the east edge of the plain.

Of the harbours of Campania, Puteoli was by far the most important from the commercial point of view.

The book concludes with some remarks on the inhabitants of the mountainous districts of Samnium and Campania.

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