Examples from the Web for italy
We do see that a few European countries have them on the books: Germany, Poland, Italy, Ireland, a couple more.
From there we took the train to Nice, France, but the French border control caught us and sent us back to Italy.
In 2014, 170,000 people came to Italy from places like Eritrea and Syria.
Undeterred by the snub in November, and denied a visa to Italy, Agca made plans for clandestine travel to Vatican City.
The would-be pope killer loves to be in front of the cameras, and the press in Italy is happy to oblige.
This unpretentious spot of Italian soil was to prove the cradle of the revolutioniser of Italy's national music-drama.Verdi: Man and Musician|Frederick James Crowest
One encourages oneself in Italy when it is cold, with the assurance that it can't last.The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume II|Elizabeth Barrett Browning
It is the most beautiful pulpit in all Italy, splendid alike in its decoration and its construction.Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa|Edward Hutton
After a few more interviews, Clara and another English lady started for Italy.Clara Hopgood|Mark Rutherford
Dear Mr. Sherringham has tremendous ambitions—tremendous riguardi, as we used to say in Italy.The Tragic Muse|Henry James
British Dictionary definitions for italy
Word Origin and History for italy
from Latin Italia, from Greek Italia, perhaps from an alteration of Oscan Viteliu "Italy," but originally only the southwestern point of the peninsula, traditionally from Vitali, name of a tribe that settled in Calabria, whose name is perhaps somehow connected with Latin vitulus "calf," or perhaps the country name is directly from vitulus as "land of cattle," or it might be from an Illyrian word, or an ancient or legendary ruler Italus.
Culture definitions for italy
Republic in southern Europe, jutting into the Mediterranean Sea as a boot-shaped peninsula, surrounded on the east, south, and west by arms of the Mediterranean, and bordered to the northwest by France, to the north by Switzerland and Austria, and to the northeast by Yugoslavia. The country includes the large islands of Sicily and Sardinia, as well as many smaller islands, such as Capri. Its capital and largest city is Rome.