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.
From Italian Crotone. (Wiktionary)