Friuli-Venezia Giulia

[ free-oo-lee-ve-ne-tsyah joo-lyah ]
/ friˈu li vɛˈnɛ tsyɑ ˈdʒu lyɑ /
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a region in NE Italy: formerly part of Venezia Giulia, most of which was ceded to Yugoslavia (now Croatia and Slovenia) in 1947. 2,947 sq. mi. (7,630 sq. km).
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Friuli-Venezia Giulia
/ (Italian ˈdʒuːlja) /

a region of NE Italy, formed in 1947 from Venetian Friuli and part of Eastern Friuli . Capital: Trieste. Pop: 1 191 588 (2003 est). Area: 7851 sq km (3031 sq miles)
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