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 (sə-rĕn′tō, sôr-)
A town of southern Italy on the Sorrento Peninsula, separating the Bay of Naples from the Gulf of Salerno. The city is a popular tourist center and summer resort.


(səˈrɛntəʊ; Italian sorˈrɛnto)
(Placename) a port in SW Italy, in Campania on a mountainous peninsula between the Bay of Naples and the Gulf of Salerno: a resort since Roman times. Pop: 16 536 (2001)


(səˈrɛn toʊ)

a seaport and resort in SW Italy, on the Bay of Naples. 15,133.
Sor•ren•tine (ˈsɔr ənˌtin, səˈrɛn tin) adj.
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Inghams Italy is offering seven nights, bed and breakfast, at the five-star Grand Hotel Favorita, Sorrento, Italy from PS699pp, saving PS200pp departing October 19.
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