Bruttium


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Brut·ti·um

 (bro͝ot′ē-əm, brŭt′-)
An ancient region of southern Italy roughly occupying present-day Calabria in the toe of the Italian "boot."
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Critique: Calabria was known in antiquity as Bruttium or formerly as Italia, is a region in southern Italy, forming the "toe" of the Italian Peninsula.