from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A region of central Italy bordering on the Adriatic Sea. Mostly mountainous, it includes Mount Corno, the highest peak of the Apennines.
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- proper n. A former mountainous region of central Italy that borders the Adriatic Sea; properly Abruzzi e Molise; now separated into Abruzzo and Molise.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an administrative region of Italy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a mountainous region of central Italy on the Adriatic
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Liberatore alla Majella, which lies to the south of Manoppello (eight miles southwest of Chieto, in the Abruzzi), see _Monumenti Storici ed. Artistici degli Abruzzi_, by V. Bindi, Naples, 1889, Part I. (Testo), pp. 655, _sq_.
He's from Abruzzi, which is the same as Abruzzo, which is where I went in November.
The Abruzzi were the focus of the Carbonaro doctrines, and thither the general had been despatched with his brigade.
Prefetta was not only in Gascony, it was also in Aquitaine, and, notwithstanding this, it was in Spain and also in the Abruzzi, which is a region of Italy between Naples and Taranto, if I understand correctly.
Dean & Deluca, the American gourmet grocery chain, currently distributes several varieties, including organic Greek and Italian Abruzzi saffron.
How do you do my name is Luigi and I am the Duke of Abruzzi.
She took photographs for him in the uncharted region of the Abruzzi and in the new, mapless towns of Africa, in rebuilt Germany and where motorways now changed for ever the old roads of England.
It's hard to imagine a present-day version of Prince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi, who helped establish the standard route up K2 and lost two fingers to frostbite on a failed North Pole expedition in 1899.
This simple appetizer is another one learned from my in-laws, the Cinquinos, and is something my father-in law's mother from Abruzzi used to make.
Over 4,000 square miles of the Abruzzi were directly affected by the quake.
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