Definitions

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

  • Formerly Cro·to·na (krə-tōˈnə)Crotone A city of southern Italy on the Ionian Sea northeast of Reggio di Calabria. It was founded c. 708 B.C. as a colony of Magna Graecia and reached the height of its power after 510 B.C. Population: 60,700.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. Province of Calabria, Italy.
  • proper n. Town and capital of Crotone.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fungous excrescence on trees, caused by an insect.
  • n. In pathology, a small fungous excrescence on the periosteum.

Etymologies

From Italian Crotone. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In the city of Crotone a school, roads and other buildings were built using materials mixed with toxic wastes.

    Italy's Secret Ships of Poison

  • These substances were mixed with building materials in the city of Crotone and toxic materials were discovered on the site of an abandoned textile factory on the shores of the sea in Praia a Mare.

    Italy's Secret Ships of Poison

  • Analyses administered by the local health authorities revealed high levels of cancer causing heavy metals in blood samples taken from children that attend the school, now known as the School of Poisons in Crotone.

    Italy's Secret Ships of Poison

  • PRIME MINISTER CIAMPI: If you are referring to the Crotone case, this has been resolved.

    Press Conference W Italian Prime Minister

  • Scalise, from Crotone in southern Italy, suffered a brain hemorrhage while watching her beloved Juventus play on TV on Jan. 22 and lapsed into the coma.

    FOXNews.com

  • "There's an Italian man who comes to the station every day and gives food to everyone," said Mr. Seroual, who passed through migrant centers in Lampedusa, Crotone and Milan on his way to Ventimiglia.

    NYT > Global Home

  • Francesco Riganello at the Santa Anna Institute in Crotone, Italy, and colleagues played four pieces of classical music to 16 healthy volunteers while measuring their heartbeats.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • Researchers led by Francesco Riganello at the Santa Anna Institute in Crotone, Italy, played four pieces of classical music to 16 healthy volunteers while measuring their heartbeats.

    Medindia Health News

  • According to Crotone police chief Angelo Morabito, "He is without a shadow of doubt the most dangerous criminal of the province of Crotone."

    Computerworld

  • Iaquinta was born in in Cutro, in the province of Crotone.

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