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(lĕch′ā, lĕt′chĕ)
A city of extreme southeast Italy east of Taranto. A Greek and Roman town, Lecce was a semi-independent county from 1053 to 1463.
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(Italian ˈlettʃe)
(Placename) a walled city in SE Italy, in Puglia: Greek and Roman remains. Pop: 83 303 (2001)
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(ˈlɛtʃ eɪ)

a city in SE Italy. 101,520.
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