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Naples

[ ney-puhlz ]
/ ˈneɪ pəlz /
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Italian Na·po·li [nah-paw-lee] /ˈnɑ pɔ li/ . a seaport in southwestern Italy.
Bay of Naples, Italian Gol·fo di Na·po·li [gawl-faw dee -nah-paw-lee] /ˈgɔl fɔ di ˈnɑ pɔ li/ . a bay in southwestern Italy: Naples located here. 22 miles (35 km) long.
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British Dictionary definitions for Naples

Naples
/ (ˈneɪpəlz) /

noun

a port in SW Italy, capital of Campania region, on the Bay of Naples: the third largest city in the country; founded by Greeks in the 6th century bc; incorporated into the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies in 1140 and its capital (1282–1503); university (1224). Pop: 1 004 500 (2001)Ancient name: Neapolis Italian name: Napoli Related adjective: Neapolitan
Bay of Naples an inlet of the Tyrrhenian Sea in the SW coast of Italy
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Cultural definitions for Naples

Naples

City in southwestern Italy; a major seaport and commercial, industrial, and tourist center.

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