Italian Republic

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Noun1.Italian Republic - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian PeninsulaItalian Republic - 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
Italienische Republik
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Muscat, May 12 (ONA) Habib bin Mohammed al-Riyami, Secretary General of the Sultan Qaboos Higher Centre for Culture and Science (SQHCCS) received in his office today Leoluca Orlando, Mayor of Palermo City in the Italian Republic.
Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov paid an official visit to the Holy See and a working visit to the Italian Republic from 30 October to 3 November.
Ibra: A business delegation from the Italian Republic on Tuesday visited the branch of Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) in the Governorate of North Sharqiyah, on the sidelines of the delegation's participation in the of 'Business Opportunities Forum', which concluded in Muscat recently.
The visit comes to support the joint bilateral cooperation between the Sultanate of Oman and the Italian Republic within the framework of friendly relations binding the two countries to serve the interests of both peoples, a local diplomatic source told KUNA.
The Conference marks the end of the first stage of the project implemented by the ministry of agriculture, regional development and environment of the Republic of Moldova and the ministry of labor and social policy of the Italian Republic during which a number of Moldovan experts where instructed in Italy for applying EU standards and certification of ecological products.
Muna bint Fahd al-Said, Assistant Vice Chancellor of International Cooperation at the Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) today received Leoluca Orlando, Mayor of Palermo City in the Italian Republic.
On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the official opening of the Italian Embassy in the Republic of Macedonia, the National Day of the Italian Republic was celebrated in the magnificent scenery of the new Macedonian National Theater building, whose construction was led by an Italian company.
Muscat: Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq al-Said, Minister of Heritage and Culture received in his office on Tuesday Paola Amadei, ambassador of the Italian Republic to the Sultanate.
Victoria Baghdassarian, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia in the Italian Republic, Mr.
Muscat, May 11 (ONA) Sayyid Saud bin Hilal al- Busaidi, Minister of the State and Governor of Muscat received in his office today Leoluca Orlando, Mayor of Palermo City in the Italian Republic.
The meeting was chaired by Senator Benedetto Della Vedova, Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs of the Italian Republic, while Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fule presented the European Commission on behalf the High Commissioner of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Catherine Ashton.

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