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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.
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(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)
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(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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He played the lyre and was 50 miles away at his villa in Antium when he heard the news.
Though Nero was at Antium, 35 miles away from Rome, the people of the city blamed him for personally starting the fire, and even strumming his lyre as buildings burned.
He was actually 30 miles away in Antium, and ordered that his palace be opened up for the homeless.
He complained that "their policy, as it respects the other states, is to throw all power into the hands of democratic zealots or Jacobin knaves." Even states relatively free from Virginia's influence found themselves "courting the alliance and promoting the views of this great leader." (59) Ultimately, he concluded, "Baltimore, like Antium, and Philadelphia, like Capua, bowed their proud necks to a new Roman yoke." (60) Having a considerable degree of sway over the rest of the states, Virginia, according to Ames, would discover its own Mediterranean in the American West.
The story alternates between the streets of "A place calling itself Rome" and Tullus Aufidius's headquarters in Antium, an underground bunker in which the Volscian leader harbours his vindictive and bitter resentment against his old rival.
The fear of both maternal power and her seduction will guide in the underground his psychology to matricide: "As a result, Nero was reluctant to meet her alone, and when she went to her gardens or properties at Tusculum or Antium, he would boast her to take a longer rest.
Tonight they will be sharing the stage with burlesque acts MADEMOISELLE BOO, SEAMSTRESS SUGAR, JESSICA FOXX, BETTY BANG and some "boylesque" from ADAM ANTIUM.