- an ancient region in S Italy, NW of the Gulf of Taranto.
- a modern region in S Italy, comprising most of the ancient region. 3856 sq. mi. (9985 sq. km).
- Mount, a mountain in the SW Yukon Territory, Canada, in the St. Elias Mountains. 17,147 feet (5226 meters).
Italian Ba·si·li·ca·ta [bah-zee-lee-kah-tah] /bɑˌzi liˈkɑ tɑ/ (for defs 1, 2).
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Examples from the Web for lucania
Why, your passage by the Lucania alone must have cost a pretty penny.Marriage la mode
Mrs. Humphry Ward
Zeno of Velia or Elea in Lucania was the founder of dialectic.The Apologia and Florida of Apuleius of Madaura
You came to England in eighteen hundred and ninety-six, on board the Lucania.The Secret House
She has friends sailing in the Lucania on the 15th, and intends crossing with them.Flaming June
Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
Sybaris was a town of Lucania, situated on the banks of the Bay of Tarentum.Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. II of II)
- the Latin name for Basilicata