Lazio


Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

La·zi·o

 (lät′sē-ō) or La·ti·um (lā′shē-əm, -shəm)
A region of west-central Italy bordering on the Tyrrhenian Sea, roughly coextensive with the ancient region of Latium.

Lazio

(ˈlattsjo)
n
1. (Placename) a region of W central Italy, on the Tyrrhenian Sea: includes the plain of the lower Tiber, the reclaimed Pontine Marshes, and Campagna. Capital: Rome. Pop: 5 145 805 (2003 est)
2. (Placename) the Italian name for Latium
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Lazio - an ancient region of west central Italy (southeast of Rome) on the Tyrrhenian SeaLazio - an ancient region of west central Italy (southeast of Rome) on the Tyrrhenian Sea
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - 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
References in periodicals archive ?
While the Old Trafford outfit are still hopeful of receiving their money through negotiations with Lazio, it is clear they would have to take a major hit if these talks were to prove unsuccessful.
Group leaders say Lazio used deceptive campaign tactics aimed at inciting hatred and hostility towards American Muslims.
Milan lead Lazio by one point heading into today's action.
Lazio leads a key coalition of moderate Republican arts supporters.
We are very pleased that Naomi will be joining us," said Rick Lazio.
Lazio, who are unbeaten in seven matches, have no such problems in front of goal.
It was later revealed that Roma fans organised the assault and called on their usually bitter rivals of Lazio for support.
Spurs, the Football Association and Lazio all strongly condemned the fans who chanted the anti-Semitic songs during the game, which came 24 hours after a brutal knife attack on Tottenham fans in the Italian capital.
BOILING POINT: Officers stand next to a burning police bus in Rome, above, during rioting sparked by the death of Lazio fan Gabriele Sandri, right, who was accidentally shot dead by a policeman
On his first night in Rome after signing for Lazio, he gave his minder the slip, put his shoes by an open window and hid in a cupboard.
But Chinaglia has told Italian TV, 'I know nothing' about an alleged attempt to influence the price of Lazio shares.