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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- 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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