Basilicata

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Ba·si·li·ca·ta

 (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."

Basilicata

(Italian baziliˈkata)
n
(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)

Lu•ca•ni•a

(luˈkeɪ ni ə)

n.
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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Histoire et usages du "Grand Brigandage" en Basilicate.
He recites a litany of raw materials, pointing out examples: "lead basilicate frit and white felspar plus opacifier, give a background for colour response; zirconium gives a hard, clean white, tin a softer white; vanadium pentoxide gives a soft yellow; copper with an alkaline base gives Egyptian blue, or with an acidic base gives green.
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