Capri [ kah-pree, kap-ree, k uh- pree] an island in W Italy, in the Bay of Naples: grottoes; resort. 5½ sq. mi. (14 sq. km).
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British Dictionary definitions for capris an island off W Italy, in the Bay of Naples: resort since Roman times. Pop: 12 200 (2002 est). Area: about 13 sq km (5 sq miles)
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Word Origin and History for capris
island in the Bay of Naples, of unknown origin: Latin
capra "she-goat," Greek kapros "boar," Etruscan capra "burial place" all have been suggested. As a type of wine, 1877; as a type of pants, 1956 (see Capri pants).
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Capri [(kuh- pree, kah-pree, kap-ree)] Note
An international tourist attraction, Capri is known for its beautiful scenery.
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