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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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It is situated on the Island of Capri, twenty-two miles from Naples.
Three Hollywood movies followed, along with some TV and stage work, and then she retired from show business to live on the island of Capri.
5 photos NAPLES: Sitting on the roof terrace of the Hotel Excelsior in Naples at sunset overlooking the island of Capri and the brooding outline of Mount Vesuvius, it is hard to imagine a more beautiful setting.
Together with the nearby island of Capri, Ischia is a favourite island getaway for the European jet set, famed in particular for its thermal waters.
Hannah -- who was a backing singer on his '22 Dreams' album -- and the 'Wild Wood' singer married on the Italian island of Capri in 2010 and already have twin sons Bowie and John Paul, who were born in 2012 and were named after late 'Life on Mars' hitmaker David Bowie and The Beatles stars John Lennon and Paul McCartney respectively.
The 30-year-old showed off her toned figure when she took a dive off the back of a boat sailing near the Italian island of Capri.
In the First World War he served in the Royal Army Medical Corps in East Africa and following that he settled on the Italian island of Capri where he wrote a number of novels.
3, as they made a trip to the island of Capri aboard a yacht.
Sir Philip Green hid on his PS100million super-yacht off the Italian island of Capri when former BHS worker and single mum Hannah Cullen tried to question him about the chain's collapse.
Capri Vince Camuto ($82) was designed to embody a spirit of freedom and discovery, similar to the lifestyle of a visitor or resident enjoying the island of Capri.
Students were also given the opportunity to explore the island of Capri and witness a Maundy Thursday Parade through Sorrento: a very moving experience.
2 of the Cilento Blue Club project involves the activation of the maritime mobility services that link the Cilento Coast with the cities of Salerno and Naples, the Amalfi Coast and the island of Capri.