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  • adj. Of, from, or pertaining to Calabria.
  • n. An inhabitant or a resident of Calabria.
  • proper n. The language of the Calabrian people.


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Calabria +‎ -an


  • "Calabrian" monk, Berthold; on the occasion of a journey to Jerusalem in 1154 or the following year he appears to have visited the latter and assisted him in the establishment of the small community; it is further reported that on his return to Antioch (c. 1160) he took with him some of the hermits, who founded a convent in that town and another on a neighbouring mountain; both were destroyed in 1268.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • It was done, I trust, with all decency, for I knew that I had the better kind of Calabrian to deal with; but neither the jovially intelligent man nor the pleasant simpleton would for a moment entertain this suggestion.

    By the Ionian Sea

  • Something similar happened with a pasta dish of paccheri (they're tubular, they're from Naples and, no, I'd never heard of them, either) with burrata, a posh type of Apulian mozzarella, and nduja, a Calabrian sausage.

    Restaurant: Tinello, London SW1

  • I'll put bread in a bowl, ladle beans and broth over it and pour some olive oil, sherry vinegar and smoked Calabrian chile on top.

    Baking's Power Couple

  • Mr. Martino's is one of a dozen such services thriving on Calabrian mothers' steely determination: to cater, literally, to their far-flung adult children.

    Italian Mammas Put Meals on Wheels, Say 'Mangia!' to Faraway Offspring

  • For generations, Calabrian women have poured their maternal love into Sunday lunch.

    Italian Mammas Put Meals on Wheels, Say 'Mangia!' to Faraway Offspring

  • Meant to evoke the wood, marble and gold of a Persian palace, the spicy blend of Tonkin musk, cedar and Calabrian lemon will debut this fall.

    Fresh Picks: Fashion News

  • The eggplant vegetable dish $12 is seasonal and well-flavored, with a yogurt honey base and a kick of Calabrian chili puree.

    East Side Mediterranean

  • Immigrants landing on the island of Lampedusa are being invited to take up a trade in the Calabrian town of Riace, while other villages are turned into tourist destinations or wired for high-speed internet to attract artists.

    Riviera homes in idyllic fishing village go on offer for €30 a month

  • Lunch at the Tavern Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal Calabrian and fennel sausage over white polenta, with mustard and pear arugula salad.

    The Burger Wars


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