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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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Guests can learn the traditional Apulian pizzica or tarantella dance, sign up for the hotel's olive oil tasting session, or sight see via vintage car, Cinquecento, or by Vespa.
The publication says that production looks set to "organize an Apulian stay in Savelletri, in the Valle d'Itria, and then transfer to the province of Matera, first inside a seaside tourist resort in Marina di Pisticci and then in the Sassi of Matera."
and Sinisi, R.: 2014, Geochemistry of the Apulian karst bauxites (southern Italy): Chemical fractionation and parental affinities.
SBZ 2-6 larger foraminiferal assemblages from the Apulian and Pre-Apulian domains.
My cookbook endorphin, though, is stronger than the one for Apulian plates and mannequins, even though I am sure a mannequin would come in useful.
This reputation, plus an interesting, ambitious menu of Apulian regional dishes, had me slavering to get stuck in.
The Garganica breed is a native Apulian goat breed well adapted to the harsh environmental conditions of Southern Italy marginal areas.
Effects of the edible common sea urchin, Paracentrotus lividus, fishery along the Apulian rocky coast (SE Italy, Mediterranean Sea).
The menu ranges from rabbit ragu to traditional Apulian lamb with potatoes and mushrooms and rice-covered mussels in a pot, and plenty more, all lovingly prepared.
These oil reservoirs are trapped within the buried Apulian Platform carbonates by broad antiform folds deriving from thick-skinned inversion [33-35].