Trasimeno

[ trah-zee-me-naw ]
/ ˌtrɑ ziˈmɛ nɔ /

noun

a lake in central Italy, in Umbria near Perugia: Romans defeated by Hannibal 217 b.c. About 50 sq. mi. (130 sq. km).

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Also called Lake of Perugia. Latin Tras·i·me·nus [tras-uh-mee-nuhs]. /ˌtræs əˈmi nəs/.
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