[uhm-bree-uh; Italian oom-bree-ah]


an ancient district in central and N Italy.
a region in central Italy. 3270 sq. mi. (8470 sq. km). Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of umbria

  • They talk about bicycle riding and truffle hunting in Umbria.

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    Barbie Latza Nadeau

    October 20, 2010

  • Perched on a bicycle you can see, smell, and taste Italy in the moment—in Sicily, it's oranges; in Umbria, green and purple figs.

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    Jody Adams

    April 27, 2010

Historical Examples of umbria

British Dictionary definitions for umbria



a mountainous region of central Italy, in the valley of the Tiber. Pop: 834 210 (2003 est). Area: 8456 sq km (3265 sq miles)
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