Tuscany

[ tuhs-kuh-nee ]
/ ˈtʌs kə ni /

noun

a region in W central Italy: formerly a grand duchy. 8879 sq. mi. (22,995 sq. km).
Italian Toscana.
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Tuscany

/ (ˈtʌskənɪ) /

noun

a region of central Italy, on the Ligurian and Tyrrhenian Seas: corresponds roughly to ancient Etruria; a region of numerous small states in medieval times; united in the 15th and 16th centuries under Florence; united with the rest of Italy in 1861. Capital: Florence. Pop: 3 516 296 (2003 est). Area: 22 990 sq km (8876 sq miles)Italian name: Toscana

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