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Otranto

[ oh-trahn-toh; Italian aw-trahn-taw ]
/ oʊˈtrɑn toʊ; Italian ˈɔ trɑn tɔ /
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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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Otranto
/ (Italian ˈɔːtranto) /

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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