Otranto [ oh- trahn-toh; Italian aw-t rahn-taw ] SHOW IPA / oʊˈtrɑn toʊ; Italian ˈɔ trɑn tɔ / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun Strait of, a strait between SE Italy and Albania, connecting the Adriatic and the Mediterranean. 44 miles (71 km) wide.
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How to use Otranto in a sentence
Thirty-six of them were based on Corfu, and formed part of the barrage across the Straits of
Otranto and Bari are mere place names for which most do not even know where to look on the map.
Endymion had known nothing, and was clear always that the Count of
Otranto must have been, and was, an English boy.
Hardouin says that in his time they were found at
Otranto, and similar remains have been noticed at Sidon. British Dictionary definitions for Otranto noun a small port in SE Italy, in Apulia on the Strait of Otranto : the most easterly town in Italy; dates back to Greek times and was an important Roman port; its ruined castle was the setting of Horace Walpole's Castle of Otranto . Pop: 5282 (2001)
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