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 (ăn′zē-ō, än′tsyō)
A town of central Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea south-southeast of Rome. In World War II Allied troops landed at Anzio on January 22, 1944.


(ˈænzɪˌəʊ; Italian ˈantsjo)
(Placename) a port and resort on the W coast of Italy: site of Allied landings in World War II. Pop: 36 952 (2001)


(ˈæn ziˌoʊ)

a port in Italy, S of Rome on the Tyrrhenian coast: site of Allied beachhead in World War II. 27,094.
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Noun1.Anzio - a town of central Italy on the Tyrrhenian SeaAnzio - a town of central Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea; the Allies established a beachhead at Anzio in World War II
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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