- a town in NW Campania, in S Italy, N of Naples.
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Historical Examples of capua
That sack of Capua is one of the most horrid pages in the horrid history of sacks.The Life of Cesare Borgia
The army is moving out of Naples to take up a position at Capua.Tony Butler
Charles James Lever
Carthaginians and other barbarians are not citizens of Capua—no refinement—no civilization.
Truly I was wondering if we had been drinking from the famous cellars of Capua.
From Capua, seized with all its engines of war, was but a few days to Rome.
- a town in S Italy, in NW Campania: strategically important in ancient times, situated on the Appian Way. Pop: 19 041 (2001)