Brindisi


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Brin·di·si

 (brĭn′dĭ-zē, brēn′-)
A city of southern Italy on the Adriatic Sea southeast of Bari. It was an ancient center of trade with the eastern Mediterranean and an embarkation point for the Crusaders during the Middle Ages.

Brindisi

(Italian ˈbrindizi)
n
(Placename) a port in SE Italy, in SE Apulia: important naval base in Roman times and a centre of the Crusades in the Middle Ages. Pop: 89 081 (2001). Ancient name: Brundisium

Brin•di•si

(ˈbrɪn dəˌzi, ˈbrin-)

n.
an Adriatic seaport in SE Apulia, in SE Italy. 87,420.
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Noun1.Brindisi - a port city in southeastern Apulia in Italy; a center for the Crusades in the Middle Ages
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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As soon as the robbery was discovered, picked detectives hastened off to Liverpool, Glasgow, Havre, Suez, Brindisi, New York, and other ports, inspired by the proffered reward of two thousand pounds, and five per cent.
From London to Suez via Mont Cenis and Brindisi, by rail and steamboats .
Cleric said he thought Virgil, when he was dying at Brindisi, must have remembered that passage.
Le projet inclut le port d'Izmir en Turquie, ceux de Bari, Brindisi et Tarente en Italie et ceux de La Goulette et Rades en Tunisie.
The Public Health Division lost its top person a little more than a week ago when Derek Brindisi abruptly resigned as its director.
BRINDISI, Italy, Rabi'I 10, 1436, Jan 1, 2015, SPA -- Greece and Italy have issued widely different figures for how many people are still not accounted for in the ferry fire that killed at least 11 people in the Adriatic Sea, AP reported.
He admitted to having made the bomb and tested the detonator the night before the attack, before installing the device in front of the Brindisi school and setting it off the next morning.
What actually happened will live long in the memory of all Scotsmen, of whom I am one, as Brindisi Breeze, ridden by Campbell Gillies, looked the approaching Boston Bob in the eye then waved him cheerio up the demanding Cheltenham hill.
Personal tribute by Record racing tipster ON March 16, I stood in the paddock at the Cheltenham Festival cheering as Brindisi Breeze was led into the winner's enclosure, with jockey Campbell Gillies looking down at the crowd, the coolest person in that vast amphitheatre.
Rome, May 21 ( ANI ): A bomb blast that occurred outside a school in southern Italian town of Brindisi, which killed a teenage girl, was reportedly the work of an individual rather than a mafia group, according to a senior investigator.
According to officials, the device went off just before 8 am in the Adriatic port town of Brindisi just as students milled outside, chatting and getting ready for class at the vocational institute named after the slain anti-Mafia prosecutor Giovanni Falcone and his wife.