from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of southeast Italy on the Adriatic Sea. Probably founded by Illyrians, it was controlled successively by the Greeks, Romans, Goths, Lombards, Byzantines, Normans, and Venetians and became part of the kingdom of Naples in 1557. Population: 325,000.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. Province of Apulia, Italy.
- proper n. Town, port and capital of Bari and also the capital of Apulia.
- proper n. A Nilotic language of Sudan.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That part of a roofing-slate which is exposed to the weather.
- n. A wine grown near Bari, on the Adriatic coast of Italy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. capital city of the Apulia region on the Adriatic coast
Ultimately from Latin Barium. (Wiktionary)