Abruzzi
Abruzzi Abruzzi n. 1. 1 an administrative region of Italy.

Syn: Abruzzi e Molise [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Abruzzi — [ä bro͞o′tsē] region of central Italy, on the Adriatic: 4,168 sq mi (10,795 sq km); pop. 1,249,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Abruzzi — /euh brooht see/; It. /ah brddooht tsee/, n. Duke of the (Prince Luigi Amedeo of Savoy Aosta), 1873 1933, Italian naval officer, mountain climber, and Arctic explorer. * * * Autonomous region (pop., 2001 prelim.: 1,244,226), central Italy. Its… …   Universalium

  • Abruzzi — (Ah BRUTS ee) Variations: Abruzzo Each November 1, the citizens of the town of Abruzzi, located in central Italy, hold a ceremony for their dead. Both the ceremony and the type of vampiric spirit they call are named after the town. An offering of …   Encyclopedia of vampire mythology

  • Abruzzi — noun a mountainous region of central Italy on the Adriatic • Syn: ↑Abruzzi e Molise • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Italian region • Part Holonyms: ↑Italy, ↑Italian Republic, ↑Italia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Abruzzi — I. biographical name Duke of the see Luigi Amedeo II. geographical name region central Italy on the Adriatic including highest of the Apennines capital L Aquila population 1,249,388; with Molise (to S), formerly comprised Abruzzi e Molise region …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Abruzzi — noun A former mountainous region of central Italy that borders the Adriatic Sea; properly Abruzzi e Molise; now separated into Abruzzo and Molise …   Wiktionary

  • abruzzi — abruz·zi …   English syllables

  • Abruzzi — A•bruz•zi [[t]əˈbrut si[/t]] n. geg a region in central Italy, on the Adriatic. 1,263,000; 4168 sq. mi. (10,794 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Abruzzi — I. /əˈbrʊtsi/ (say uh brootsee) noun Duke of the (Prince Luigi Amedeo of Savoy Aosta), 1873–1933, Italian naval officer, mountaineer, and Arctic explorer. II. /əˈbrʊtsi/ (say uh brootsee) noun a region in southern Italy. 10 794 km2. Capital:… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Abruzzi (disambiguation) — Abruzzi may refer to:*Abruzzo *Abruzzi e Molise *Abruzzi Glacier *John Abruzzi, a fictional character …   Wikipedia

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