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 (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.


(Italian ˈbrindizi)
(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


(ˈbrɪn dəˌzi, ˈbrin-)

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 the Thracian gladiator has freed slaves from the latisfundia, they join him to free others and to fight to the shores of Brundusium and hence to the boats for freedom.