Reggio di Calabria


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Reg·gio di Ca·la·bri·a

 (rĕj′ē-ō dē kä-lä′brē-ä, rĕd′jō) also Reggio Calabria
A city of extreme southern Italy on the Strait of Messina opposite Sicily. Founded by Greek colonists in the late eighth century bc, it suffered frequent invasions because of its strategic location.
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Reggio di Calabria

(Italian ˈreddʒo di kaˈlaːbrja)
n
(Placename) a port in S Italy, in Calabria on the Strait of Messina: founded about 720 bc by Greek colonists. Pop: 180 353 (2001)
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