Pontine Marshes


plural noun

an area in W Italy, SE of Rome: formerly marshy, now drained.

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British Dictionary definitions for Pontine Marshes

Pontine Marshes
/ (ˈpɒntaɪn) /

pl n

an area of W Italy, southeast of Rome: formerly malarial swamps, drained in 1932–34 after numerous attempts since 160 bc had failedItalian name: Agro Pontino (ˈɑːɡro ponˈtiːno)
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