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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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(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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Lu•ca•ni•a(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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