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 (kə-prē′, kăp′rē, kä′prē)
An island of southern Italy on the southern edge of the Bay of Naples. A popular resort since Roman times, it is famous for its Blue Grotto, a picturesque cave indenting the island's high, precipitous coast.
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(kəˈpriː; Italian ˈkapri)
(Placename) an island off W Italy, in the Bay of Naples: resort since Roman times. Pop: 12 200 (2002 est). Area: about 13 sq km (5 sq miles)
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(ˈkɑ pri, ˈkæp ri, kəˈpri)

an island in W Italy, in the Bay of Naples: grottoes; resort. 5½ sq. mi. (14 sq. km).
Cap•ri•ote (ˈkæp riˌoʊt, -ət) n.
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Noun1.Capri - an island (part of Campania) in the Bay of Naples in southern ItalyCapri - an island (part of Campania) in the Bay of Naples in southern Italy; a tourist attraction noted for beautiful scenery
Campania - a region of southwestern Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea including the islands of Capri and Ischia
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nCapri nt
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This Emperor hath no son, and now is old, Old and lascivious, and from Rome retired To Capreae, an island small but strong On the Campanian shore, with purpose there His horrid lusts in private to enjoy; Committing to a wicked favourite All public cares, and yet of him suspicious; Hated of all, and hating.
Segun los datos bibliograficos existentes (Guitian Rivera, 1984; Izco & al., 1986; Silva-Pando, 1990; Rodriguez Guitian & al., 2005) y nuestras observaciones de campo, los hayedos de la asociacion Omphalodo nitidae-Fagetum estan relacionados, desde el punto de vista dinamico, con bosques seriales de serbales y sauces cabrunos (Sorbo aucupariae-Salicetum capreae), abedulares (Holco mollis-Betuletum celtibericae var.
He regarded an early tragedy, Tiberius in Capreae, as his masterpiece but could not persuade management to produce it.