Calabria


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Ca·la·bri·a

 (kə-lā′brē-ə, kä-lä′brē-ä)
A region of southern Italy forming the toe of the Italian "boot." Founded as a Greek colony, it was subsequently held by Rome, the Byzantine Empire, the Normans, and the kingdom of Naples before becoming part of a united Italy in 1861.

Calabria

(kəˈlæbrɪə)
n
1. (Placename) a region of SW Italy: mostly mountainous and subject to earthquakes. Chief town: Reggio di Calabria. Pop: 2 007 392 (2003 est). Area: 15 080 sq km (5822 sq miles)
2. (Placename) an ancient region of extreme SE Italy (3rd century bc to about 668 ad); now part of Apulia

Ca•la•bri•a

(kəˈleɪ bri ə, -ˈlɑ-)

n.
1. a region in S Italy. 2,145,724. 5828 sq. mi. (15,100 sq. km). Cap.: Reggio Calabria.
2. an ancient district of the SE Italian peninsula.
Ca•la′bri•an, n., adj.
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Noun1.Calabria - a region of southern Italy (forming the toe 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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A similar circumstance was observed after an earthquake at Valparaiso, Calabria, and other places, including some of the ancient Greek temples.
Farr less abhorrd then these Vex'd SCYLLA bathing in the Sea that parts CALABRIA from the hoarce TRINACRIAN shore: Nor uglier follow the Night-Hag, when call'd In secret, riding through the Air she comes Lur'd with the smell of infant blood, to dance With LAPLAND Witches, while the labouring Moon Eclipses at thir charms.
"Bah!" said he, "I have travelled through Sicily and Calabria -- I have sailed two months in the Archipelago, and yet I never saw even the shadow of a bandit or a pirate."
Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, said Fannie Mae (FNMA) and Freddie Mac (FMCC) will need to raise adequate capital as a key step towards privatization, which comes over a decade after the government took control of the U.S.
MANCHESTER UNITED are monitoring AC Milan right-back Davide Calabria as they look to replace veteran Antonio Valencia.
Valencia will be 34 in August and United have been impressed with scouting reports that they have had on Calabria, 22, and will continue to keep tabs on him.
Following is a statement from the National Apartment Association (NAA) and National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) on President Trump's intent to nominate Mark Calabria to be Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).
Securities and Exchange Commission, has affirmed the Italian Region of Calabria's Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'BBB' with Stable Outlooks and Short-Term Foreign-Currency IDR at 'F2'.
TUI has announced a new route from Manchester Airport to Calabria in Italy, starting next summer.
TUI Italian job hits Calabria TUI customers are getting the boot next summer!
Originally from Calabria in Southern Italy, Ferraro has won multiple professional awards for his work, including 'Best Chef in India' in the Best Modern European Cuisine category at the Top Chef 2016 Awards.