commune & port cen Italy in Tuscany on Tyrrhenian Sea pop 171,346
Variants of LEGHORN
Leg·horn or Italian Li·vor·no\lē-ˈvȯr-(ˌ)nō\
Breed of chicken that originated in Italy; the only Mediterranean breed of importance today. Of the 12 varieties, the single-comb white leghorn is more popular than all the other leghorns combined; the leading egg producer of the world, it lays white eggs and is kept in large numbers in England, Canada, Australia, and the U.S.