[mag-nuh gree-shee-uh; Latin mahg-nah grahy-ki-ah]
- the ancient colonial cities and settlements of Greece in S Italy.
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- (in the ancient world) S Italy, where numerous colonies were founded by Greek cities
Word Origin for Magna Graecia
Latin: Great Greece