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 (kăp′yo͞o-ə, kä′pwä)
A town of southern Italy north of Naples. It is named for an important ancient Roman city that was located nearby on the Appian Way.


(ˈkæpjʊə; Italian ˈkapua)
(Placename) a town in S Italy, in NW Campania: strategically important in ancient times, situated on the Appian Way. Pop: 19 041 (2001)


(ˈkæp yu ə)

a town in S Italy, N of Naples: near site of ancient city of Capua. 18,053.
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The Romans, in order to hold Capua, Carthage, and Numantia, dismantled them, and did not lose them.
Maria capua vetere (ce) under management at gisec spa
Among the 400 guests were BOMA International chairman Robert Brierley, BOMA International president Henry Chamberlain, New York members, industry professionals and 13 former BOMA-NY presidents, including John Belt, Bob De Siena, Peter Di Capua, Ed Fallon, Vice Fantauzzi, Steve Ford, John Griffin, Angelo Grima, Tom Hill, Tony Lifrieri, Lou Mantia, Ed Rytter and Bleecker Totten (pictured above).
Capua, the author of several biographies of film stars, presents a biography of director Jean Negulesco, along with analysis of his films.
Jeffrey Capua, 45, was driving his motorcycle along Barangay (village) Babasit at 10:05 p.
35 Premio Vittorio di Capua G1 San Siro, 1m turf, 3yo+ JALLOTA (Charlie Hills/Jamie Spencer) has been improving all season and, having picked up the first Group victory of his 38-race career at Chantilly this month, he bids to follow up in Group 1 company, writes Guy Butchers.
La ceremonia religiosa tuvo como escenario la basilica benedictina de Saint Angelo In Formis, del siglo X, situada en Capua, al 40 kilometros de Napoles, y al posterior convite asistieron unos 250 invitados, en un caseron del siglo XVIII convertido en hotel.
ST) announced today the receipt of an order for an EBM system from CIRA (Centro Italiano Ricerche Aerospaziali), a research institute located in Capua, Italy.
Capua, author of many Hollywood film star biographies and correspondent for an Italian film magazine, provides a biography of American film legend Janet Leigh.
Maria la Fossa was part of the barony of Cancia, granted by Marino Filomarino, archbishop of Capua to his brother Giacomo in 1256.
We've let standards fall," Rome resident Viviana Di Capua said.