Mount Vesuvius


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in classic literature ?
I'll partake of no one's hospitality, until I have - a - moved Mount Vesuvius - to eruption - on - a - the abandoned rascal - HEEP!
For this reason, the hotel has dedicated one of its suites to Pavarotti, with spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea and Mount Vesuvius. For more information and to book, visit exvitt.com f th M dit
Despite the great risks posed by the Vesuvius volcano near Naples, there are a large number of towns adjacent to Mount Vesuvius, surrounded by various sides, with more than 500,000 residents, mainly for two reasons, the mayor of Somma Vesuviana told NNA.
Naples is home to the Amalfi coast and nearby Mount Vesuvius.
A spokeswoman said: "Rudy's' authentic and artisan approach has earned critical acclaim; using handmade, wood-fired ovens from Naples, traditional flour, and San Marzano tomatoes (grown on fields next to Mount Vesuvius), alongside the best local ingredients.
ABRITISH woman is the latest to be caught stealing pieces of mosaic from the ruined city of Pompeii that was devastated when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79AD.
A Mount Etna B Mount St Helens C Mount Vesuvius D Mount Stromboli 3.
Pompeii was buried under volcanic ash when Mount Vesuvius erupted in the 1st century AD.
DPA | Rome Archaeologists at Italy's famous Pompeii site that was engulfed by a volcanic eruption from Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD have found five new skeletons, Massimo Osanna, the director of the site, told the Ansa news agency.
Mount Vesuvius was made a national park in 1995, which means you can directly visit the mountain as well.
79: Mount Vesuvius begins stirring, on feast day of Vulcan, Roman god of fire - it goes on to destroy Pompeii and Herculaneum.

Full browser ?