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

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  • proper n. A province of Campania, Italy.
  • proper n. A town, the capital of Salerno.

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  • n. a battle in World War II; the port was captured by United States troops in September 1943

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From Italian Salerno. (Wiktionary)

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