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 (kə-prē′, kăp′rē, kä′prē)
An island of southern Italy on the southern edge of the Bay of Naples. A popular resort since Roman times, it is famous for its Blue Grotto, a picturesque cave indenting the island's high, precipitous coast.


(kəˈpriː; Italian ˈkapri)
(Placename) an island off W Italy, in the Bay of Naples: resort since Roman times. Pop: 12 200 (2002 est). Area: about 13 sq km (5 sq miles)


(ˈkɑ pri, ˈkæp ri, kəˈpri)

an island in W Italy, in the Bay of Naples: grottoes; resort. 5½ sq. mi. (14 sq. km).
Cap•ri•ote (ˈkæp riˌoʊt, -ət) n.
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Noun1.Capri - an island (part of Campania) in the Bay of Naples in southern ItalyCapri - an island (part of Campania) in the Bay of Naples in southern Italy; a tourist attraction noted for beautiful scenery
Campania - a region of southwestern Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea including the islands of Capri and Ischia


nCapri nt
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