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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."


(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)


(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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Contract notice: Based services for the management and maintenance of fixed and mobile network of air quality monitoring of the regional agency for the protection of the basilicata (arpab).
Head chef Paolo Cillo, along with his siblings Donato and Carmine, from Basilicata, bring their family's detailed technical knowledge and recipes which have been passed down through generations to Liverpool, married with an Italian passion for food and desire to continuously produce fabulous dining experiences for all guests to the restaurant.
In 2013, Chef Luigi released the Beauty of Basilicata Dinner at the James Beard Foundation documentary.
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.
Peter's Square, which was to be unveiled on Christmas Eve, cost around $160,000, with only $29,000 paid by the Vatican itself and the rest covered by the Italian region of Basilicata.
The new property is situated in the Basilicata region, of Italy, overlooking the Ionian Sea.
Conceived during an international conference held at the University of Basilicata, this volume points modern science in new directions for understanding how interdisciplinary research systems can be used to develop innovations and improve human life.
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.
From hilltop villages to great beaches, explore Italy's Basilicata & Calabria 18& 19
MI) has said that it sold 15 branches to Banca Popolare di Puglia e Basilicata for EUR73.
The painting was discovered in December in the collection of a family from Italy's southern Basilicata region.
The painting was discovered by a medieval historian in the private collection of an aristocratic family from Acerenza, a hill town near Potenza in Basilicata.