Monte Cassino

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Monte Cassino

(ˈmɒntɪ kəˈsiːnəʊ; Italian ˈmonte kasˈsiːno)
n
(Placename) a hill above Cassino in central Italy: site of intense battle during World War II: site of Benedictine monastery (530 ad), destroyed by Allied bombing in 1944, later restored
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In the great abbey of Monte Cassino which he founded, Benedict wrote his Rule, which wonderfully combines the Roman genius with the monastic wisdom of the Christian East.
In a war filled with fantastic innovations and awful new weapons, the aging Abbey of Monte Cassino was an unlikely roadblock.