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 (ä-bro͞ot′sō, ə-) also A·bruz·zi (-sē)
A region of central Italy bordering on the Adriatic Sea. Mostly mountainous, it includes Mount Corno, the highest peak of the Apennines.
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(Italian aˈbruttsi) or


(Placename) a region of S central Italy, between the Apennines and the Adriatic. Capital: Aquila. Pop: 1 273 284 (2003 est). Area: 10 794 sq km (4210 sq miles)
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(əˈbrut si)

a region in central Italy, on the Adriatic. 1,263,000; 4168 sq. mi. (10,794 sq. km).
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Noun1.Abruzzi - a mountainous region of central Italy on the AdriaticAbruzzi - a mountainous region of central Italy on the Adriatic
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
Aquila degli Abruzzi, L'Aquila, Aquila - the provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central Italy
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{127} Sandals such as Eumaeus was making are still worn in the Abruzzi and elsewhere.
"It's about letting outsiders in, letting the camel poke its nose under the tent," says Abruzzi. No shipper, though, will automatically give that kind of access to every vendor--and rightfully so.
Production consists of the full national edition and localized editions for the regions of northern Lazio, Abruzzi and Molise, and the towns of Latina and Frosinone, in most cases with including an additional 16-page section.
Born in the mountain village of Monforte, in the Abruzzi region of Italy, he was naturally proud of his ancestry, although it was perhaps a barrier to his being fully accepted in certain circles.
This spring germplasm was derived by interpollinating five autotetraploid populations derived from the five diploid spring cultivars 'Florida Black', 'Gator', 'Explorer' (Wells, 1966), 'Wrens Abruzzi' (Morey, 1970), and 'Elbon' by chromosome doubling with colchicine (Lacadena and Villena, 1967).
Once he gets inside, he enlists the aid of a number of people - some of them, like cellmate Fernando Sucre (desperate to get out to be with girlfriend Maricruz) and John Abruzzi, a Mafia hitman he initially falls foul of - in his escape plans.
With the prison's blueprint tattooed over his body, he has enlisted the help of cellmate Sucre and former mob boss Abruzzi to make his complex plan a reality.
If the certificates were real, the fine alone would amount to US$ 38 billion, five times the estimated cost of rebuilding quake-devastated Abruzzi region.
MSC Cruises announced the MSC Cruceros Cup indoor soccer tournament to benefit victims of the earthquakes in Abruzzi, Italy, as part of the celebrations welcoming the MSC Splendida to the lineOs fleet.
Can't get much more East Coast than an interview with the legendary Sid Abruzzi from Newport, RI, and an article written by Cambridge Pool local Kevin Day.
Tahereh Sheerazie, a Los Angeles-based landscape designer, who worked with five girls to develop a garden at the Abruzzi School in Shigar in the Gilgit-Baltistan territory, said "calling upon their creative faculties, prodding them to come out of their shells was the successful outcome of my two-month exercise teaching garden design."
Abruzzi is a hilly region on the Adriatic coast of central Italy.