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geographical name It·a·ly \ˈi-tə-lē\

Definition of Italy

  1. 1 peninsula 760 miles (1223 kilometers) long S Europe projecting into the Mediterranean between Adriatic & Tyrrhenian seas

  2. 2 country comprising the peninsula of Italy, Sicily, Sardinia, & numerous other islands; a republic since 1946, formerly a kingdom ∗ Rome area 116,313 square miles (302,251 square kilometers), pop 57,844,017

Variants of italy

or Italian


play \ē-ˈtäl-yä\ or Latin


play \ə-ˈtal-yə, i-\

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