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 (ăn′zē-ō, än′tsyō)
A town of central Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea south-southeast of Rome. In World War II Allied troops landed at Anzio on January 22, 1944.


(ˈænzɪˌəʊ; Italian ˈantsjo)
(Placename) a port and resort on the W coast of Italy: site of Allied landings in World War II. Pop: 36 952 (2001)


(ˈæn ziˌoʊ)

a port in Italy, S of Rome on the Tyrrhenian coast: site of Allied beachhead in World War II. 27,094.
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Noun1.Anzio - a town of central Italy on the Tyrrhenian SeaAnzio - a town of central Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea; the Allies established a beachhead at Anzio in World War II
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
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German Commander, Gen Kesselring, moved reinforcements in on the high ground overlooking the beach at Anzio, trapping the invaders for four months.
Rags to riches sprinter Anzio burned off the Doncaster speedsters yesterday, but his win makes life difficult for Ayr Gold Cup favourite Coastal Bluff.
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Corporal Si Schofield, 32, of Gateshead, trains with the Tyne reservists at Anzio House on Newcastle's Quayside.
He was an extremely proud and highly decorated World War II US Navy veteran, having fought in the Battle of Normandy, Anzio and Okinawa.
49 in which Jim Little's local veteran ANZIO has claims of going from the front in a contest where there could be scrimmaging on his immediate inside.
He lost a very good friend and many other comrades during the battle of Anzio.
The other six - Lee Char-nock, 18, of Westview Avenue, Huyton; Ian Francis Sefton, 21, of Churchdown Road, Dovecot; Paul Power, 20, of Anzio Road, Huyton; Gary Crook, 18, of Lyme Cross Road, Huyton; Thomas Joyce, 18, of Woodland Drive, Huyton; and a 17-year-old from Prenton, Wirral - were charged with breaching public order.
Bob Dole, who was seriously wounded on the landing at Anzio, is co-chairman of the committee.
On 22 Jan, the US 6th Corps--plus British troops--landed at Anzio some 50 miles behind the lines and caught Kesselring completely off guard.
Gay Kelleway saddled her first Group winner in what she hopes will be a memorable week for her family and when Anzio swooped late to take the Group Three Ballyogan Stakes at Leopardstown yesterday.