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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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The celebrated Cucumetto, pursued in the Abruzzo, driven out of the kingdom of Naples, where he had carried on a regular war, had crossed the Garigliano, like Manfred, and had taken refuge on the banks of the Amasine between Sonnino and Juperno.
Dominic Abruzzo 47, from Bristol has become the first ice cream van man to swap cones for cups, dishing out steaming mugs of hot chocolate goodness to Brits.
4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- UK-based ACS Clothing Group is pleased to name Peter Abruzzo as CEO of North America for its Suit Up division, leading the US expansion of the tuxedo giant.
Contract notice: Open procedure for the award of the service of cleaning and environmental hygiene to be carried out at the property which to barracks of the guardia di finanza located within the region of abruzzo.
Competition organisers say that Abruzzo and Rymer Davis were last detected at 6am flying between Italy and Croatia.
The loot was snatched from the San Pietro della Ienca church in the mountainous Abruzzo region in central Italy where the late pope loved to go on skiing holidays.
John Paul, who died in 2005, loved the mountains in the Abruzzo region and some of his blood was given to the community as a token of that in 2011.
The church is situated in the Abruzzo mountains which used to be a favourite of the late Pope who passed away in 2005.
He chose his home of Abruzzo to create the first in a series of monthly speciality menus, each of which will feature a different region of Italy, exploring culinary specialities unique to each location.
In 2009, 309 people died in a quake that hit the historic town of L'Aquila in Abruzzo, while two more claimed 27 lives in the region of Emilia-Romagna last May.
Americans Richard Abruzzo and Carol Rymer Davis have not been heard from since Wednesday morning.
It was languishing in a small zoo in Pescasseroli, a town in the Abruzzo region of Italy.