[ ter-uh-mahr-uh ]
/ ˌtɛr əˈmɑr ə /
noun, plural ter·ra·ma·re [ter-uh-mahr-ee] /ˌtɛr əˈmɑr i/.
a lake dwelling or settlement of lake dwellings, especially those whose remains survive in mounds in the Po valley of N Italy.
Origin of terramara
1865–70; < Italian dial., probably assimilation of Latin terra mala bad earth
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