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Campania

[kam-pey-nee-uh, -peyn-yuh; Italian kahm-pah-nyah]
noun
  1. a region in SW Italy. 5214 sq. mi. (13,505 sq. km). Capital: Naples.
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Related formsCam·pa·ni·an, adjective, noun
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Historical Examples of campania

  • It was a desolate country—the fair plains of Campania through which they rode.

    The Lion's Brood

    Duffield Osborne

  • I have wished that the army should not march north; I have wished that it should winter in Campania.

    The Lion's Brood

    Duffield Osborne

  • The Campania Brown of the old Italian painters was a similar earth.

  • For there was no stronghold in Campania except those at Cumae and at Naples.

    Procopius

    Procopius

  • Now for yourself, when you left that place, did you go to Aurelia or to Campania?

    Meditations

    Marcus Aurelius


British Dictionary definitions for campania

Campania

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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