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.
a town in southern Florida.
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How to use Naples in a sentence
Sitting on the sidelines of the G20 climate summit in Naples this week, it was hard not to feel a sense of existential dread.Countries Have 100 Days Before a Landmark Climate Conference. Will They Come Together in Time? | Justin Worland / Naples, Italy | July 24, 2021 | Time
In Naples, Florida, the group found investor sales have risen 57 percent year over year.Wall Street isn’t to blame for the chaotic housing market | Jerusalem Demsas | June 11, 2021 | Vox
I lobbied and did public relations for the Goldwater Institute in Phoenix, Arizona, and the Foundation for Government Accountability in Naples, Florida.Former lobbyist details how privatizers are trying to end public education | Valerie Strauss | April 16, 2021 | Washington Post
In 1973 we had a cholera outbreak in Naples, and in one week they vaccinated more than 1 million people.How to Conquer COVID-19 Amid a Confederacy of Dunces - Issue 99: Universality | Eric Topol & Abraham Verghese | April 7, 2021 | Nautilus
In Naples, demonstrators plan to gather Monday evening in a central square after violence erupted over the weekend.Curfews, closings and police clashes: Spain and Italy impose tough new measures as COVID cases spike | Bernhard Warner | October 26, 2020 | Fortune
Several Italian cities, including Naples, already have a civil union registry.Italian Transgender Ruling Gives Green Light to Civil Unions | Barbie Latza Nadeau | June 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Navy recently relocated 17 families from areas around Naples who were living in areas they deemed simply too risky.The Mafia Plants Death in Italy’s Land of Mozzarella | Barbie Latza Nadeau | March 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Reach the Aeolians by ferry from Naples, or Milazzo on Sicily.It’s a Big, Big World: Sights That Make You Feel Small | Lonely Planet | December 24, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
She started and finished her journey of 18,063.22 miles at the Piazza Plebescito in Naples, Italy.
Jack Tyman, who had come to D.C. from Naples, Fla., thought the Texas senator had done the United States a favor.At the Values Voter Summit, It’s YOLO Conservatism | Jamelle Bouie | October 12, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Hence Napoleon was driven more and more to trust to the advice of the rash, unstable King of Naples.
Scarce a day passed without some engagement in which the King of Naples showed his audacity and his talent as a leader.
The King arrived in Naples bent on maintaining his crown and on allowing no interference from the Emperor.
Nicholas Piccini, an eminent musical composer, died at Naples.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
When he arrived in Naples and took up his command the situation seemed quiet.
British Dictionary definitions for Naples
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
City in southwestern Italy; a major seaport and commercial, industrial, and tourist center.
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