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A region of south-central Italy bordering on the Adriatic Sea. Conquered by the Romans in the 4th century bc, it was ruled by a Lombard duchy from the 6th to the 11th century ad.


(Italian moˈliːze)
(Placename) a region of S central Italy, the second smallest of the regions: separated from Abruzzi e Molise in 1965. Capital: Campobasso. Pop: 321 047 (2003 est). Area: 4438 sq km (1731 sq miles)


(məˈli zeɪ)
a region in S central Italy. 334,680; 1713 sq. mi. (4438 sq. km).
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Noun1.Molise - a region of south central ItalyMolise - a region of south central Italy  
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
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Through different seasons, with different visitors, this tree in Molise National Park, Italy seems to have had an eventful year.
77mw respectively, located in the Molise Region, Italy, the companies said.
The selections that make up the main body of the text cover a wide variety of related subjects, including clausal subjects in Polish predicational clauses with nominal predicates, Molise Slavic one-hundred years ago and now, English spatial prepositions over and above and their Polish and equivalents, and others.
Aliquots of RNA samples were shipped to the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Abruzzo e del Molise in Teramo, Italy, for genetic characterization.
Moreover, Molise remains burdened by financial pressure of its healthcare
On March 20, Shalom Bahbout, chief rabbi of Naples and Southern Italy, sent a letter to the governors of the six regions that comprised the old Spanish ViceroyaltySicily, Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Molise, and Pugliacalling on them to institute an annual holiday for "research and memory" about the expulsion or forced conversion of the Jews from those regions on Oct.
The temblor hit the same rural area between the Campania and Molise regions where a 5.
Two research projects - being conducted by the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls at the University's Waite Campus - will start next month in collaboration with researchers from the Italian universities of Bari and Molise.
Researchers and engineers from the University of Leicester in England, the University of Molise in Campobasso, Italy, the Polish Institute of Geodesy and Cartography in Warsaw, and elsewhere will participate.
of Molise, Italy) presents the proceedings of a number of seminars held between March and May of 2009 on the 2009 Guidance on the European Commission's enforcement priorities in applying Article 872 of the EC Treaty (Article 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union), which governs the prevention of abuse of firms' dominant market positions.
provides information that is specific to each region, such as Le Cinque Terre of Liguria, I Misteri of Molise, and the arbresche in Calabria.