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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.
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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
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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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(Sinisgalli, 1925) L'ospitalita immediata che Sinisgalli riceve nelle pagine del "politico quotidiano di Potenza" fa pensare che ad essa non sia estranea qualche persona amica, probabilmente lo stesso Bonelli, a quella data inserito negli ambienti napoletani tramite lo zio editore (si ricordi che il giornale veniva stampato a Napoli presso la tipografia del Giornale della Sera, a cui faceva capo con il Corriere di Salerno, in un diramato sistema informativo che, insieme con L'eco della Sicilia e delle Calabrie, tendeva "ad aprire uno spazio di discussione, di dibattito e di iniziativa politica, favorito anche dall'allargamento del suffragio elettorale maschile e dalla ricerca di un nuovo consenso" (Settembrino, Strazza, 2006: 7)).
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