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Italia

(iˈtaːlja)
n
(Placename) the Italian name for Italy

It•a•ly

(ˈɪt l i)

n.
a republic in S Europe, comprising a peninsula S of the Alps, and Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, and other smaller islands: a kingdom 1870–1946. 56,735,130; 116,294 sq. mi. (301,200 sq. km). Cap.: Rome. Italian, Italia.
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Noun1.Italia - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian PeninsulaItalia - 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
Cannae - ancient city is southeastern Italy where Hannibal defeated the Romans in 216 BC
battle of Caporetto, Caporetto - battle of World War I (1917); Italians were defeated by the Austrian and German forces
Battle of Lake Trasimenus, Lake Trasimenus - a battle in 217 BC in which Hannibal ambushed a Roman army led by Flaminius
Battle of Magenta, Magenta - a battle in 1859 in which the French and Sardinian forces under Napoleon III defeated the Austrians under Francis Joseph I
Marengo - a battle in 1800 in which the French under Napoleon Bonaparte won a great victory over the Austrians
Metaurus River - a battle during the second Punic War (207 BC); Hannibal's brother Hasdrubal was defeated by the Romans which ended Hannibal's hopes for success in Italy
Battle of Ravenna, Ravenna - a battle between the French and an alliance of Spaniards and Swiss and Venetians in 1512
Salerno - a battle in World War II; the port was captured by United States troops in September 1943
battle of Solferino, Solferino - an indecisive battle in 1859 between the French and Sardinians under Napoleon III and the Austrians under Francis Joseph I
battle of Trasimeno, Trasimeno - a battle in central Italy where Hannibal defeated the Romans under Flaminius in 217 BC
Appian Way - an ancient Roman road in Italy extending south from Rome to Brindisi; begun in 312 BC
Flaminian Way - an ancient Roman road in Italy built by Gaius Flaminius in 220 BC; extends north from Rome to cisalpine Gaul
spaghetti Western - a low-budget Western movie produced by a European (especially an Italian) film company
aloha, ciao - an acknowledgment that can be used to say hello or goodbye (aloha is Hawaiian and ciao is Italian)
Italian - the Romance language spoken in Italy
grissino - a long slender crusty breadstick
polenta - a thick mush made of cornmeal boiled in stock or water
calamari, calamary, squid - (Italian cuisine) squid prepared as food
Brigate Rosse, Red Brigades, BR - a Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization that arose out of a student protest movement in the late 1960s; wants to separate Italy from NATO and advocates violence in the service of class warfare and revolution; mostly inactive since 1989
NIPR, Revolutionary Proletarian Initiative Nuclei, Revolutionary Proletarian Nucleus - a clandestine group of leftist extremists who oppose Italy's labor policies and foreign policy; responsible for bombing building in the historic center of Rome from 2000 to 2002
Common Market, EC, EEC, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union, EU, Europe - an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members; "he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union"
NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization - an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
commune - the smallest administrative district of several European countries
Italian Peninsula - a boot-shaped peninsula in southern Europe extending into the Mediterranean Sea
Pompeii - ancient city to the southeast of Naples that was buried by a volcanic eruption from Vesuvius
Herculaneum - ancient city; now destroyed
Abruzzi, Abruzzi e Molise - a mountainous region of central Italy on the Adriatic
Basilicata, Lucania - a region of southern Italy (forming the instep of the Italian `boot')
Bolzano - an Italian city in Trentino-Alto Adige near the Austrian border; noted as a resort and for its Alpine scenery
Brescia - an ancient Italian city in central Lombardy
Calabria - a region of southern Italy (forming the toe of the Italian `boot')
Campania - a region of southwestern Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea including the islands of Capri and Ischia
Ferrara - a city in northern Italy; "in the 13th century Ferrara was a center of Renaissance learning and the arts"
Emilia-Romagna - a region of north central Italy on the Adriatic
Friuli-Venezia Giulia - a region in northeastern Italy
Latium, Lazio - an ancient region of west central Italy (southeast of Rome) on the Tyrrhenian Sea
capital of Italy, Eternal City, Italian capital, Rome, Roma - capital and largest city of Italy; on the Tiber; seat of the Roman Catholic Church; formerly the capital of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire
Anzio - a town of central Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea; the Allies established a beachhead at Anzio in World War II
Brindisi - a port city in southeastern Apulia in Italy; a center for the Crusades in the Middle Ages
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On the walls were displayed innumerable inscriptions, written in nearly every language of Europe, some in verse, some in prose, most of them not very laudatory of "bella Italia.
The boards of directors of Telecom Italia and Telecom Italia Media have declared that they have decided to execute the 30 April decision to merge the two companies.
In anticipation of the upcoming annual Prix Italia, the RAI-organized radio, TV and Web program competition, VideoAge spoke with Paolo Morawski, the Prix's Secretary General, before he left his Rome-based office and headed to Turin, where the six-day event will be held for the seventh consecutive year, starting September 19.
VOGA Italia Expands Portfolio of Internationally Acclaimed Wines With Zinfandel Cabernet Blend
Reuters -- Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris is ready to invest $1bn to $2bn in Telecom Italia if its biggest shareholder Telefonica pulled out from the Italian phone group, according to newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore.
Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris is ready to step in and invest in Telecom Italia SpA on condition that the carrier's largest shareholder, Telefonica SA, would exit, he said in an interview.
British telecoms provider Vodafone Group is suing Telecom Italia for abusing its dominant position in Italy, seeking damages of more than e1/41bn.
Summary: Dubai: Egyptian entrepreneur Naguib Sawiris aims to shake up debt-laden Telecom Italia and steer it .
SeeNews) - Nov 12, 2012 - Telecom Italia SpA (BIT:TIT) confirmed today in a statement Egyptian businessman Naguib Sawiris has expressed interest in buying into the telecoms operator by subscribing a new stock issue.
Upstream, one of the world s largest mobile marketing solutions providers, today announces that it has further extended its global partnership with Telecom Italia through the successful completion of a multi-million ARPU boosting initiative in Brazil.
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From this Sunday, the Tavistock Italia restaurant in Whitley Bay will be playing host to live Sunday evening performances by jazz and swing singers.