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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of Sardinia, Italy, on the southern coast on the Gulf of Cagliari, an inlet of the Mediterranean Sea. The city was taken by the Romans in 238 B.C. Population: 159,000.

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  • proper n. Province of Sardinia, Italy.
  • proper n. Capital and port of Cagliari and also the capital of Sardinia.

Etymologies

From Italian Cagliari. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Finally, one night, after his last attempts to continue his studies in Cagliari, he knocked at the door of the family home in

    Grazia Deledda: Voice of Sardinia

  • The No. 1 driver for team Cagliari -- he had the word Cagliari emblazoned across the chest of his overalls -- his consistent brilliance on the Grand Prix tracks had made him the acknowledged crown prince of racing and Harlow's eventual and inevitable successor.

    The Way to Dusty Death

  • The great rock of Caralis, now known as Cagliari, rose dark and threatening, the low shores of the bay on either side were marked by a band of white foam, while to the left of the rock was the broad lagoon, dotted with the black hulls of a number of ships and galleys rolling and tossing heavily, for as the wind blew straight into the bay the lagoon was covered with short, angry waves.

    The Young Carthaginian A Story of The Times of Hannibal

  • "Cagliari" by the Neapolitans on the high seas; our attitude towards the Paris Congress of 1857; while in 1858 he led the revolt against Lord Palmerston's proposal to amend the Conspiracy Laws in deference to Louis Napoleon; in 1860 vigorously denounced the annexation of Savoy and Nice; and in 1864 moved the amendment to

    Biographical Study of A.W. Kinglake

  • "Cagliari," they were as intimate as though they had travelled round the world together, and had been as long about it as Captain Cook.

    The Bertrams

  • He broke down in his maiden speech; but recovered himself in a later effort, and spoke, not unfrequently, on subjects then important, now forgotten; on the outrage of the "Charles et George"; the capture of the Sardinian "Cagliari" by the Neapolitans on the high seas; our attitude towards the Paris Congress of 1857; while in 1858 he led the revolt against Lord Palmerston's proposal to amend the Conspiracy Laws in deference to Louis Napoleon; in 1860 vigorously denounced the annexation of Savoy and Nice; and in 1864 moved the amendment to Mr. Disraeli's motion in the debate on the Address, which was carried by 313 to 295.

    Biographical Study of A W Kinglake

  • In Italy, the No. 15 team, Cagliari, is just nine points behind first -place Juventus.

    How Spanish Greed Is Fixing Soccer

  • Costa Cruises said the Costa Concordia was sailing on a cruise across the Mediterranean Sea, starting from Civitavecchia with scheduled calls to Savona, Marseille, Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca, Cagliari and Palermo.

    Italians launch rescue bid after cruise liner runs aground

  • Elsewhere, Cagliari beat Roma 4-2 with two goals from the Brazilian forward Thiago Ribeiro and one each from Mauricio Pinilla and Victor Ibarbo; and all Napoli could manage in a 0-0 draw at Cesena was a shot that hit the post from Edinson Cavani.

    Serie A round-up: Milan waste chance to go top after Lazio defeat

  • Cesena remain rooted to the bottom of the table after a 1-1 home draw with Cagliari.

    Serie A round-up: Udinese's unbeaten run ends with defeat to Napoli

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