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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.


(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)


(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


nCapri nt
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They even put a policeman on board of our boat to keep an eye on us as long as we were in the Capri dominions.
For the present Lord Steyne lives at Naples, preferring the view of the Bay and Capri and Vesuvius to the dreary aspect of the wall in Gaunt Square.
He said that he had booked two berths to Naples, that we were bound for Capri, which was clearly the island of the Lotos-eaters, that we would bask there together, "and for a while forget.
From the North Cape to the Blue Grotto at Capri they wandered, because the next steamer headed that way, or because some one had set them on the road.
Capri ,winner of the Irish Derby, missed his intended prep race for Doncaster when absent from the Great Voltigeur and his stamina had yet to be tested over the 1m6f St Leger trip.
But, again partnered by Seamus Heffernan, Capri gained revenge.
Earlier, Sabri's murderers Asim Capri and Ishaq Bobby revealed before the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) that they killed him because he had committed 'blasphemy' on a TV channel.
Pursuant to the terms of the Merger Agreement, Eldorado acquired all of the outstanding shares of Isle of Capri for $23.
Under the deal, Isle of Capri shareholders received USD 23.
The CTD's Raja Umer Khattab, officer in-charge of Transnational Terrorism Intelligence Group (TTIG), told Dawn that during an initial interrogation, Capri confessed the men had targeted the famous qawwal as he used to attend majalis in the month of Muharram.
In a complaint filed in the Taguig city prosecutor's office, Capri said she was at the Palace Pool Club in Bonifacio Global City when a Chinese-looking man in his 50s approached her around 3:40 a.
The hotel's complimentary shuttle service was at our disposal but we soon discovered that Capri is best explored on foot.