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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.
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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
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|Noun||1.||Lazio - an ancient region of west central Italy (southeast of Rome) on the Tyrrhenian Sea|
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