from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A region of southern Italy forming the toe of the Italian "boot.” Founded as a Greek colony, it was taken by the Romans in 268 B.C. and by the Byzantine Empire in the ninth century A.D.
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- proper n. A region of southern Italy.
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- n. a region of southern Italy (forming the toe of the Italian `boot')
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