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Etruria

[ ih-troor-ee-uh ]
/ ɪˈtrʊər i ə /
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noun

an ancient country located between the Arno and Tiber rivers, roughly corresponding to modern Tuscany in W Italy.

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Etruria
/ (ɪˈtrʊərɪə) /

noun

an ancient country of central Italy, between the Rivers Arno and Tiber, roughly corresponding to present-day Tuscany and part of Umbria
a factory established in Staffordshire by Josiah Wedgwood in 1769
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