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Cam·pa·ni·a

 (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.

Campania

(kæmˈpeɪnɪə; Italian kamˈpaɲɲa)
n
(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)

Cam•pa•ni•a

(kæmˈpeɪ ni ə, -ˈpeɪn yə, kɑmˈpɑ nyə)

n.
a region in SW Italy. 5,709,000; 5214 sq. mi. (13,505 sq. km). Cap.: Naples.
Cam•pa′ni•an, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Translations
Kampanien
References in classic literature ?
This Emperor hath no son, and now is old, Old and lascivious, and from Rome retired To Capreae, an island small but strong On the Campanian shore, with purpose there His horrid lusts in private to enjoy; Committing to a wicked favourite All public cares, and yet of him suspicious; Hated of all, and hating.
Lamantin-1 was drilled to a total depth of 5,150 meters and was designed to evaluate a previously untested Lower Campanian base of slope fan supplied from the Nouakchott River system, trapped in a combination structural-stratigraphic feature, and charged from underlying, oil-prone Cenomanian/Turonian and Albian source rocks.
Esposito K, Giugliano D, Nappo F, Marfella R; Campanian Postprandial Hyperglycemia Study Group.
The caldera is a part of the Campanian volcanic arc, which is centered on the Bay of Naples.
The presence of arc associated volcanics in the Chagai and Raskoh magmatic belts of the Campanian age suggest that a subduction complex developed along the southern margin of these micro plates.
Such Fms, together with the Campanian Karabogas, Boloka and others, can be found in Diyarbakir, Si'irt and Gaziantep.
The hydro-stratigraphic characteristics of terrains that appear in the rock mass are fairly well defined: limestone and dolostone belonging to the Coniacian, Santonian and Campanian units which are highly permeable and are the main karstic aquifers of the region.
Viewed from the highway, light brown Simsima Formation overlies palaeo-hills mainly composed of black Semail ophiolite (former oceanic crust / upper mantle) and Hawasina Group sediments which were tectonically emplaced by obduction during the Campanian (Late Cretaceous).
What happened at the railway station of the small Campanian town of Marcianise?
Alba Signature Albarino FIANo A CAMPANIAN grape that feels most at home in the sun-drenched vineyards of Sicily (but is also starting to pop up in South Australia), Fiano Mandrarossa IGT fiano at its best has delicious, honeyed citrus fruit, reflected in Fiano Mandrarossa IGT 2014, Sicily (PS7.
fiANo A CAMPANIAN grape that feels most at home in the sun-drenched vineyards of Sicily (but is also starting to pop up in South Australia), fiano at its best has delicious, honeyed citrus fruit, reflected in Fiano Mandrarossa IGT 2014, Sicily (PS7.
FIaNO | A Campanian grape that feels most at home in the sundrenched vineyards of Sicily (but is also starting to pop up in South Australia), fiano at it's best has delicious, honeyed citrus fruit, reflected in Fiano Mandrarossa IGT 2014, Sicily (PS7.