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 (ə-po͞ol′yə) also Pu·glia (po͞o′lyä)
A region of southeast Italy bordering on the Adriatic Sea, Strait of Otranto, and Gulf of Taranto. Its southern portion forms the heel of the Italian "boot."
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(Placename) a region of SE Italy, on the Adriatic. Capital: Bari. Pop: 4 023 957 (2003 est). Area: 19 223 sq km (7422 sq miles). Italian name: Puglia
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(əˈpyul yə)

a region in SE Italy. 4,066,000; 7442 sq. mi. (19,275 sq. km). Cap.: Bari. Italian, Puglia.
A•pu′lian, adj., n.
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Noun1.Apulia - a region in southeastern Italy on the AdriaticApulia - a region in southeastern 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
Bari - capital city of the Apulia region on the Adriatic coast
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) A case in point: Puglia (or the Apulia region) in the southeastern side of the boot the heel and the "spur" is caressed by kilometers-long, cobalt-turquoise Mediterranean waters.
| 65 BC: Horace, Roman poet, was born in Venusian Apulia.
65 BC: Roman poet Horace was born in Venusian Apulia.
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