Mount Vesuvius

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Noun1.Mount Vesuvius - a volcano in southwestern Italy on the Mediterranean coastMount Vesuvius - a volcano in southwestern Italy on the Mediterranean coast; a Plinian eruption in 79 AD buried Pompeii and killed Pliny the Elder; last erupted in 1944
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
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Pietro Castelli recorded the eruption of 1631 in his L'Incendio del Monte Vesuvio (1632).