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 (kăm-pā′nē-ə, -pān′yə, käm-pä′nyä)
A region of southern Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea. Inhabited in ancient times by Italic tribes, Greek colonists, Etruscans, and Samnites, it was conquered by Rome in the fourth century bc. Campania joined Italy in 1861 as part of the kingdom of Naples.


(kæmˈpeɪnɪə; Italian kamˈpaɲɲa)
(Placename) a region of SW Italy: includes the islands of Capri and Ischia. Chief town: Naples. Pop.: 5 725 098 (2003 est). Area: 13 595 sq km (5248 sq miles)


(kæmˈpeɪ ni ə, -ˈpeɪn yə, kɑmˈpɑ nyə)

a region in SW Italy. 5,709,000; 5214 sq. mi. (13,505 sq. km). Cap.: Naples.
Cam•pa′ni•an, adj., n.
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Noun1.Campania - a region of southwestern Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea including the islands of Capri and Ischia
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
Naples, Napoli - a port and tourist center in southwestern Italy; capital of the Campania region
Capri - an island (part of Campania) in the Bay of Naples in southern Italy; a tourist attraction noted for beautiful scenery
Ischia - a volcanic island (part of Campania) in the Tyrrhenian Sea at the north end of the Bay of Naples
Oscan - an Oscan-speaking member of an ancient people of Campania
Samnite - an Oscan-speaking member of an ancient people of Campania who clashed repeatedly with the early Romans
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The Campania will sail from New York somewhere about the tenth of October.
Products of Italy, the sauce bases use San Marzano plum tomatoes grown in the Campania region.
NASDAQ OTC BB: VMCS) announces today it has completed a major marketing and technology assessment of the market for Clinical Software in four Italian regions: Rome, Lombardi, Campania, and Abruzo.
Implementing agency : Giunta Regionale della Campania Direzione generale per le Risorse Strumentali U.
Made in Campania from the falanghina grape,it's got a floral aroma and lovely soft peach flavours.
The wind farms it has purchased are Iardino in the Campania region, Montecute in the Basilicata region, Poggi Alti in Tuscany as well as Marco A.
Implementing agency : Consiglio Regionale della Campania
The Maestri Monzu' are a rare and disappearing breed of chefs, and the Neapolitan Noble Cuisine is on the list of the endangered ethnic cuisines," affirms Amelia Antonucci, Manager Director of Campania Felix, "but regardless of what their final destiny will be, they have exerted a profound influence on the way we think about food and nutrition, not the least on the Mediterranean Diet and by extension also on the California Cuisine.
A delegation from Campania Region aims to promote technology transfers.
HE land of Campania in southern Italy, down to the toe of Calabria and the heel of Puglia, has some of the most prolific terrain for wine production.
Merseyside was expecting a preview of the Festival ship, Campania, when she entered the Mersey before a fortnight's visit to Birkenhead.
95) from Campania with braised beef, onions, prosciutto and white wine.