Definitions

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  • proper noun Province of Liguria, Italy.
  • proper noun Port and capital of La Spezia.

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  • noun a port city in Liguria on an arm of the Ligurian Sea; a major seaport and year-round resort

Etymologies

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From Italian La Spezia.

Examples

  • Next we traveled to La Spezia and hiked through the five cat-infested, Kodachrome hill towns of the Cinque Terre.

    Promise Me

  • AFP/Getty Images The 14-car train was traveling from the northern city of La Spezia to Pisa when a rear car plowed into a residential neighborhood beside the train station in the Tuscan seaside town of Viareggio just before midnight Monday.

    Train Derails, Explodes in Italy

  • The country has a single LNG receiving terminal at Panigaglia, located on the country's western coast near La Spezia.

    Energy profile of Italy

  • Almost went to pieces after those two planes collided over La Spezia, with Dobbs in one plane and Huple in the other and Nately and all the rest of them killed.

    Closing Time

  • "By 1942 one half of the 190,000 acres of chestnut in the province of Genoa had been infected and spot infections had been discovered in the adjoining coastal province of La Spezia, also in the region of Liguria."

    Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting Guelph, Ontario, September 3, 4, 5, 1947

  • In the landing the red marble is from Laconia, in Southern Greece, the dark grey from Porto Venere, near La Spezia, in Italy, and the granite from Shap, in Westmoreland.

    Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Saint Paul An Account of the Old and New Buildings with a Short Historical Sketch

  • The 370th was put immediately in the line, advancing across the muddy Arno toward the walled city of Lucca and the ultimate Allied objectives in western Italy, the great naval base at La Spezia and the port city of Genoa.

    The Story of World War II

  • With the help of 14,000 partisans and elements of the 92nd, the Go For Broke Battalion drove the Germans up and down 3,000-foot-high mountains toward La Spezia and Genoa, while the main elements of the Fifth Army smashed through the center of the Gothic Line near Bologna.

    The Story of World War II

  • The 370th was put immediately in the line, advancing across the muddy Arno toward the walled city of Lucca and the ultimate Allied objectives in western Italy, the great naval base at La Spezia and the port city of Genoa.

    The Story of World War II

  • With the help of 14,000 partisans and elements of the 92nd, the Go For Broke Battalion drove the Germans up and down 3,000-foot-high mountains toward La Spezia and Genoa, while the main elements of the Fifth Army smashed through the center of the Gothic Line near Bologna.

    The Story of World War II

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