Volturno

[ vawl-toor-naw ]
/ vɔlˈtur nɔ /

noun

a river in S central Italy, flowing from the Apennines into the Tyrrhenian Sea. 110 miles (175 km) long.

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Volturno
/ (Italian volˈturno) /

noun

a river in S central Italy, flowing southeast and southwest to the Tyrrhenian Sea: scene of a battle (1860) during the wars for Italian unity, in which Garibaldi defeated the Neapolitans; German line of defence during World War II. Length: 175 km (109 miles)
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