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  • proper n. An arm of the Mediterranean Sea between the Italian Riviera, Corsica and Elba.

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

  • n. an arm of the Mediterranean between northwest Italy and Corsica


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  • It borders on France in the northwest, the Ligurian Sea and the Tyrrhenian Sea in the west, the Ionian Sea in the south, the Adriatic Sea in the east, Slovenia in the northeast, and Austria and Switzerland in the north.


  • So, starting Saturday, the tour heads along the Ligurian Sea, into the Italian Alps, with a stage or two in Italy, then back into the center of the country through the Rhone-Alpes and Auvergne regions.

    Fridays During The Tour - Week 3

  • By January 1, 1945, the two armies were back at their original positions and the bloody stalemate that extended from the Adriatic to the Ligurian Sea continued through the harsh northern Italian winter.

    The Story of World War II

  • Then the Ligurian Sea as far as the borders of Etruria.

    NPNF2-09. Hilary of Poitiers, John of Damascus

  • The four-lane mountain highway, high above the Ligurian Sea coast, winds through about 100 double tunnels and much of the hillside along the scenic "Motorway of the Flowers" was terraced for growing olive trees.

    Photos -

  • The restaurant's site also promised a menu "featuring the foods of Nice, Marseilles and the Italian border ringed by the Ligurian Sea," with a particular focus on seafood and "upscale savory pastries."

    The Clog

  • While hiking ranks as the most popular activity in Cinque Terre, water enthusiasts can rent kayaks and snorkels or simply go for a swim in the Ligurian Sea. - News

  • Not the Ligurian Sea that washes up on the coast of Corsica.

    PRI's The World

  • Pronounced CHIN-kway TARE-uh, they are five villages wedged into folds of the Apennine Mountains at the edge of the Ligurian Sea. - News


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