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Cam·pa·ni·a(kăm-pā′nē-ə, -pān′yə, käm-pä′nyä)
A region of southern Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea. Inhabited in ancient times by Italic tribes, Greek colonists, Etruscans, and Samnites, it was conquered by Rome in the fourth century bc. Campania joined Italy in 1861 as part of the kingdom of Naples.
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Campania(kæmˈpeɪnɪə; Italian kamˈpaɲɲa)
(Placename) a region of SW Italy: includes the islands of Capri and Ischia. Chief town: Naples. Pop.: 5 725 098 (2003 est). Area: 13 595 sq km (5248 sq miles)
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Cam•pa•ni•a(kæmˈpeɪ ni ə, -ˈpeɪn yə, kɑmˈpɑ nyə)
a region in SW Italy. 5,709,000; 5214 sq. mi. (13,505 sq. km). Cap.: Naples.
Cam•pa′ni•an, adj., n.
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|Noun||1.||Campania - a region of southwestern Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea including the islands of Capri and Ischia|
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
Capri - an island (part of Campania) in the Bay of Naples in southern Italy; a tourist attraction noted for beautiful scenery
Ischia - a volcanic island (part of Campania) in the Tyrrhenian Sea at the north end of the Bay of Naples
Oscan - an Oscan-speaking member of an ancient people of Campania
Samnite - an Oscan-speaking member of an ancient people of Campania who clashed repeatedly with the early Romans
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