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

  • A city of southern Italy north-northeast of Naples. German World War II forces in Italy surrendered to the Allies here on April 29, 1945. Population: 79,200.

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  • proper n. Province of Campania, Italy.
  • proper n. Town and capital of Caserta.


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  • Caserta is a large, rather nondescript single story building on Spruce Street near the historic Federal Hill/Atwells Avenue area of downtown Providence.

    Rhode Island Dining: Caserta Pizzeria

  • Gomorrah, directed by Matteo Garrone, is an unflinching and unromantic look at the story of the Camorra - the crime syndicate, operative in Naples and Caserta, that is responsible for more murders than the IRA or Cosa Nostra.

    National Review Online

  • "They were ready to think about coming to television," says Jennifer Caserta, general manager of IFC, about The Onion.

    The Biz: The Onion's TV Appeal

  • Caserta Pizzeria is OLD school pizza from an old New England Italian neighborhood.

    Rhode Island Dining: Caserta Pizzeria

  • Andy insisted that I could not leave the city of his youth without going to one of his favorite haunts, Caserta Pizza.

    Rhode Island Dining: Caserta Pizzeria

  • The large Caserta pie is of the Sicilian variety, although it has a thinner crust than most Sicilian pizzas and it is cooked all the way through, resembling that of a Foccacia bread and with a distinctive sour flavor in the crust.

    Rhode Island Dining: Caserta Pizzeria

  • David Crockett, a Harvard man and Boston department store owner who now managed OSS finances at the Caserta station, sat up with the spy chief for two nights terrified he would blurt out secrets in his crazed state of mind.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • AFTER PARIS, Donovan flew to Cairo and Caserta before heading east to Asia.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • He caught another nasty flu bug in Italy, which this time put him in the Army infirmary in Caserta for several days.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • David Crockett, who had tended to him in Caserta when he had the flu, drove.

    Wild Bill Donovan


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