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 (bə-zĭl′ĭ-kä′tə, bä-zē′lē-kä′tä)
A region of southern Italy bordering on the Tyrrhenian Sea and the Gulf of Taranta. It forms the instep of the Italian "boot."
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(Italian baziliˈkata)
(Placename) a region of S Italy, between the Tyrrhenian Sea and the Gulf of Taranto. Capital: Potenza. Pop: 596 821 (2003 est). Area: 9985 sq km (3855 sq miles)
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(luˈkeɪ ni ə)

1. an ancient region in S Italy, NW of the Gulf of Taranto.
2. a modern region in S Italy, comprising most of the ancient region. 621,506; 3856 sq. mi. (9985 sq. km). Italian, Basilicata.
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Noun1.Basilicata - a region of southern Italy (forming the instep of the Italian `boot')Basilicata - a region of southern Italy (forming the instep of the Italian `boot')
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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Giovanni Schiuma is a faculty member of the University of Basilicata in Italy and the University of the Arts London in the UK.
The winemaker and enologist of San Martino, Lorenzo Piccin, conducted his studies in Viticulture and Oenology in Alba, Italy and since 2008 he began his own venture in Vulture, Basilicata. In addition to his degree in oenology and winemaking he is using all the family experience and knowledge he has and puts it into his very own organic winery and vineyards.
Infatti, se fino al 1945, anno di pubblicazione di Cristo si e fermato a Eboli, l'immagine della Basilicata era stata sin troppo spesso assimilata a quella di una qualsiasi altra regione del Sud Italia, e grazie al romanzo di un italiano del Nord che la Terra lucana acquista una sua fisionomia e comincia a far conoscere, fuori dai propri confini, la forma, il colore e i contorni della propria identita.
Walking with a cane in the chilly piazza, Benedict chatted animatedly with the artist who crafted the scene, which recreated an entire village from the poor, southern Italian region of Basilicata which donated this year's creche.
The acquired companies include Rinnova srl, Energia Basilicata srl, Energia Lucana srl, Energia Nuova srl and Verde Energia srl.
We are giving one lucky reader the chance to win a long weekend for two to the village of Irsina in the region of Basilicata, southern Italy.
WOULD you like some Basilicata? How about some Calabria on the side?
Viognier lovers will also take a shine to Le Ralle Greco 2007 (pounds 7.95) from Basilicata, tasting of orange-blossom and peach.
Emanuele Giordano teaches History of Italian Language at the University of Basilicata, South Italy.
The Basilicata region remains eligible for the same aid intensity (30%) until 2010, after which its status will depend on its GDP.
A total of 37 anthrax outbreaks occurred in a 41-day period from August 28 to October 3, 2004, in a restricted area of Pollino National Park (Basilicata region in southern Italy) and resulted in the deaths of 124 domestic or wild animals.