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maremma

(məˈrɛmə)
n, pl -me (-miː)
(Physical Geography) a marshy unhealthy region near the shore, esp in Italy
[C19: from Italian, from Latin maritima maritime]

maremma

a marshy region adjoining the seashore.
See also: Sea
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Germain;' `ten, fifteen, or twenty thieves, have been arrested in a cafe on the Boulevard du Temple, or in the Thermes de Julien,' -- and yet these same men deny the existence of the bandits in the Maremma, the Campagna di Romana, or the Pontine Marshes.
Tenders are invited for Improvements to cc and drain in sirwar town premises raichur- lingasugur pwd main road to maremma temple in manvi taluka of raichur district for the year 2017-18.
His contact is [emailprotected]AIRPORT AMBIANCE: A visit to JKIA, Robin Maremma says, left a sour taste in his mouth.
The Maremma Sheepdog is an ancient Italian breed well known in ancient Rome for their guardian ability.
My boyfriend is from the northern part of the Maremma, Tuscany's rugged coast, and he introduced me to this nose-to-tail restaurant in the medieval village of Montemerano, which started as a wine bar in the 1970s.
The waters in the baths are originally from springs two hundred meters below the earth and are heated by the Maremma volcano, containing sulphur, carbon, sulphate ,hydrogen sulphide and carbon dioxide, which are considered therapeutic for skin, respiration, blood circulation and rheumatic ailments.
A few other breeds to consider would be the Maremma Sheepdog, Tibetan Mastiff, Pyrenean Mastiff and the Akbash.
Though only in his early 40s, Lawrence had a dying man's grasp of life, with a morbid interest in the malaria that was then affecting large areas of the Maremma in the midst of the Fascist reclamation which had seen the area develop into a holiday centre for affluent Italians.
The film never descends to the merely preachy: its canine eponym is engaging and unpredictable (he runs riot in the local 'Maritime Village' in a wittily filmed episode); the human relations are warmly, but not sentimentally, written and played; and the real-life elements involving Swampy and his maremma dog are skilfully integrated with the needs of entertainment.
in 1300, in an attempt to quell the factional violence, the Prior of Florence, Dante Alighieri, banished the leaders of both factions; Guido figured among the exiles, and he traveled to Sarzana in the Maremma where he contracted malaria and died that August.
In 2006 Maremma guardian dogs were deployed on Middle Island near Warrnambool, Victoria to protect Little Penguins Eudyptula minor from Red Fox predation (Bourchier 2015).
It stars Shane Jacobson as Swampy Marsh, a chicken farmer who comes up with the unlikely idea of using Oddball, a maremma sheepdog, to protect the nearby penguin colony from foxes.