Tuscany

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Tus·ca·ny

 (tŭs′kə-nē′)
A region of west-central Italy between the northern Apennines and the Ligurian and Tyrrhenian Seas. Inhabited in ancient times by the Etruscans, it fell to Rome in the mid-fourth century bc. Tuscany was a grand duchy under the Medicis and Habsburgs (1569-1860) and subsequently became united with the kingdom of Sardinia.
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Tuscany

(ˈtʌskənɪ)
n
(Placename) a region of central Italy, on the Ligurian and Tyrrhenian Seas: corresponds roughly to ancient Etruria; a region of numerous small states in medieval times; united in the 15th and 16th centuries under Florence; united with the rest of Italy in 1861. Capital: Florence. Pop: 3 516 296 (2003 est). Area: 22 990 sq km (8876 sq miles). Italian name: Toscana
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Tus•ca•ny

(ˈtʌs kə ni)

n.
a region in W central Italy: formerly a grand duchy. 3,578,814; 8879 sq. mi. (22,995 sq. km). Italian, Toscana.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tuscany - a region in central ItalyTuscany - a region in central Italy    
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
Pisa - a city in Tuscany; site of the famous Leaning Tower
Firenze, Florence - a city in central Italy on the Arno; provincial capital of Tuscany; center of the Italian Renaissance from 14th to 16th centuries
Tuscan - a resident of Tuscany
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Translations
Toskana
Toszkána
Toskania
Toscana

Tuscany

[ˈtʌskənɪ] Nla Toscana
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Tuscany

[ˈtʌskəni] nToscane f
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Tuscany

ndie Toskana
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Tuscany

[ˈtʌskənɪ] nla Toscana
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