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Na·ples

 (nā′pəlz)
1. also Na·po·li (nä′pô-lē) A city of south-central Italy on the Bay of Naples, an arm of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Founded by Greeks c. 600 bc, Naples was conquered by the Romans in the fourth century bc. It became an independent duchy (eighth century ad) and capital of the kingdom of Naples (1282-1861). It is a major seaport and a commercial, cultural, and tourist center.
2. A city of southern Florida on the Gulf of Mexico. Isolated to the east by the Everglades, it is a popular resort.

Naples

(ˈneɪpəlz)
n
1. (Placename) a port in SW Italy, capital of Campania region, on the Bay of Naples: the third largest city in the country; founded by Greeks in the 6th century bc; incorporated into the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies in 1140 and its capital (1282–1503); university (1224). Pop: 1 004 500 (2001). Ancient name: Neapolis Italian name: Napoli
2. (Placename) Bay of Naples an inlet of the Tyrrhenian Sea in the SW coast of Italy

Na•ples

(ˈneɪ pəlz)

n.
1. Italian, Napoli. a seaport in SW Italy, on the Bay of Naples. 1,200,958.
2. Bay of, an inlet of the Tyrrhenian Sea. 22 mi. (35 km) long.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Naples - a port and tourist center in southwestern ItalyNaples - a port and tourist center in southwestern Italy; capital of the Campania region
Campania - a region of southwestern Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea including the islands of Capri and Ischia
Neopolitan - a resident of Naples
Neapolitan - a native or inhabitant of Naples
Translations
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And he went on to inquiries about the Grand Duke and the state of his health, and to reminiscences of the gay and amusing times he had spent with him in Naples.
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I suppose I ought to add that he was a Count, though Counts are two-a-penny in Naples, and in season all the year round.
The Count was in Naples five nights of the seven; the other two we sighed apart.
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