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Pom·pe·ii

 (pŏm-pā′, -pā′ē)
An ancient city of southern Italy southeast of Naples. Founded in the sixth or early fifth century bc, it was a Roman colony by 80 bc and became a prosperous port and resort with many noted villas, temples, theaters, and baths. Pompeii was destroyed by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in ad 79. The incredibly well-preserved ruins were rediscovered in 1748 and have been extensively excavated.

Pom·pe′ian, Pom·pei′ian adj. & n.
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Pompeii

(pɒmˈpeɪiː)
n
(Placename) an ancient city in Italy, southeast of Naples: buried by an eruption of Vesuvius (79 ad); excavation of the site, which is extremely well preserved, began in 1748
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Pom•peii

(pɒmˈpeɪ, -ˈpeɪ i)

n.
an ancient city in SW Italy, on the Bay of Naples: buried along with Herculaneum by an eruption of nearby Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79; much of the city has been excavated.
Pom•pe′ian, Pom•pei′ian, n., adj.
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Noun1.Pompeii - ancient city to the southeast of Naples that was buried by a volcanic eruption from Vesuvius
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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Pompeii

[pɒmˈpeɪɪ] NPompeya f
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Pompeii

nPompe(j)i nt
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References in periodicals archive ?
To prepare this part of the questionnaire, the works presented in (Pompeya Lopez, 2008) and (Martorelli, Martorelli & Sanz, 2014) were used as reference.
(2014): "Un contexto excepcional en Pompeya: la pila de anforas de la Bottega del Garum (i, 12, 8)", Rei Cretaria Romana Favtorvm, Acta, 43, pp.