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 (ä-bro͞ot′sō, ə-) also A·bruz·zi (-sē)
A region of central Italy bordering on the Adriatic Sea. Mostly mountainous, it includes Mount Corno, the highest peak of the Apennines.
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The celebrated Cucumetto, pursued in the Abruzzo, driven out of the kingdom of Naples, where he had carried on a regular war, had crossed the Garigliano, like Manfred, and had taken refuge on the banks of the Amasine between Sonnino and Juperno.
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I was drawn to it because a) it is from the Abruzzo region in Italy which I've just visited; b) it has a picture of a sheep on the label, and c) it isn't pinot grigio.
I was giddy at the sheep label because in Abruzzo a winemaker told me the grape is so-called because sheep (pecoro) eat the grapes as they're herded over the hillsides.
I was giddy at sheep label because in Abruzzo winemaker told me the grape is so-called because sheep (pecoro) eat the grapes as they're herded over the hillsides.
HSBC Global Private Banking, a part of HSBC Group (LSE: HSBA) (NYSE: HBC) (HKG: 0005), has said that it has appointed Joe Abruzzo as head of Global Private Banking, Americas.
Carmine Colajezzi, 30 - born and raised in Abruzzo - was recognised for the significant steps he has taken to becoming fluent since he moved to Scotland five years ago.
Passion for his Italian heritage and its food routed Bill Abruzzo out of his lawyer's suits and into chef's whites.
Three of the five leading retirement destinations included in the annual Reitre Overseas Index published by Live and Invest Overseas are located in Europe: Algarve, on the coast in southern Portugal, Languedoc in the south of France and Abruzzo in eastern Italy, bordering on the Adriatic Sea.
The loot was snatched from the San Pietro della Ienca church in the mountainous Abruzzo region in central Italy where the late pope loved to go on skiing holidays.
The church is situated in the Abruzzo mountains which used to be a favourite of the late Pope who passed away in 2005.
In 2009, 309 people died in a quake that hit the historic town of L'Aquila in Abruzzo, while two more claimed 27 lives in the region of Emilia-Romagna last May.