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

  • A region of central Italy bordering on the Adriatic Sea. Mostly mountainous, it includes Mount Corno, the highest peak of the Apennines.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A former mountainous region of central Italy that borders the Adriatic Sea; properly Abruzzi e Molise; now separated into Abruzzo and Molise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an administrative region of Italy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a mountainous region of central Italy on the Adriatic


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