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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.
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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
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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 ..............................................................................7 " From Suez to Bombay, by steamer .......................13 " From Bombay to Calcutta, by rail ...............................3 " From Calcutta to Hong Kong, by steamer .................3 " From Hong Kong to Yokohama (Japan), by steamer..........6 " From Yokohama to San Francisco, by steamer ............22 " From San Francisco to New York, by rail ................7 " From New York to London, by steamer and rail............9 "
Cleric said he thought Virgil, when he was dying at Brindisi, must have remembered that passage.
And Seymour, a successful Scottish businessman with three steel stockholding businesses and a precision engineering company in the UK - plus an engineering business in China - says the dizzy heights he has reached with Brindisi Breeze were far from expected when he bought the Lucinda Russell-trained gelding last year.
The flight landed in the southern Italian city of Brindisi, where the hijacker surrendered and released the passengers unharmed.
"The alarm has been called off," said Brindisi border police chief Salvatore de Paolis.
Passengers needing medical help were taken to Brindisi, where the ship docked early yesterday and two Albanian crew members were arrested.
Assets of the new Milan, Italy-based company include all of EniChem's polyethylene production and research and development facilities in Italy, Germany and France, as well as ethylene production capacity in Brindisi, Italy and Dunkirk, France.
He is survived by three children, Kristine Maglione and her husband, Joseph, of Worcester; William Atherton Jr., and his partner, Allyson Kirsch, of Falmouth; Melissa Brindisi and her husband, Peter, of Oxford; two brothers, Ian Atherton and his wife, Karen, of New Hampshire; David Atherton and his wife, Doreen, of Milford; four grandchildren, Alyssa Maglione, Cassandra Brindisi, Evan Brindisi and Emma Brindisi; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Point-to-pointers stood up well too, winning six races, but what was most pleasing for me was watching Brindisi Breeze winning the Albert Bartlett.
September 29, 2008 (EL FASHER) a" More than five-hundred students from several schools in El Fasher, the capital of North Darfur, and nearby Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps received gifts donated by people and UN Staff in the Italian city of Brindisi, on the eve of Eid El-Fitr, the Muslim celebration ending the holy month of Ramadan The Italian town sent the gifts to UNAMID, the joint United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur, for distribution.
The Egyptian flight, which had planned to refuel in Brindisi, southern Italy, reportedly failed to communicate with Italian aviation authorities but was able to identify itself successfully to the F-16.