American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of southern Italy on the Gulf of Salerno, an inlet of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Originally a Greek settlement and later a Roman colony (founded in 197 B.C.), Salerno was the site of a noted medical school in the Middle Ages. Population: 133,000.
- n. a battle in World War II; the port was captured by United States troops in September 1943
- From Italian Salerno. (Wiktionary)
“She signs herself "the most unhappy Princess of Salerno," although she herself afterwards struck out the words, _principessa de Salerno_, and left only the words, _La infelicissima_.”
“They died Feb. 10 in Salerno, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle.”
“Waldorf, Md., died on Oct. 27 in Salerno, Afghanistan, from non-combat related injuries.”
“Obviously it wasn't that bad if Salerno is back on the case.”
“Moore, Okla., died Aug. 12 in Salerno, Afghanistan, when the helicopter he was in developed mechanical difficulties and crashed.”
“Emerson, Iowa, died Nov. 1 in Salerno, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained in Sharan, Afghanistan, when his convoy was attacked by enemy forces using rocket propelled grenades.”
“Salerno is not mentioned, yet the prince changed his party about the same time, and Camillo”
“She is a feminist with a marvellous sense of humour and a graduate of the School of Medicine in Salerno.”
“What we have seen in that area are attacks by suicide bombers against neighboring bases, in particular, the bigger base FOB Salerno, which is around a much bigger airfield.”
“There's a camp there called Salerno (ph), Forward Operating Base Salerno.”
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