Calabria

geographical name
Ca·​la·​bria | \ kə-ˈlā-brē-ə How to pronounce Calabria (audio) , -ˈlä-\

Definition of Calabria

1 district of ancient Italy comprising the area forming the heel of the Italian Peninsula; now the southern part of the region of Puglia
2 or Italian Le Calabrie \ ˌlā-​kä-​ˈlä-​brē-​ˌā How to pronounce Le Calabrie (audio) \ or ancient Bruttium \ ˈbru̇-​tē-​əm How to pronounce Bruttium (audio) , ˈbrə-​ \ region of southern Italy occupying the toe of the Italian Peninsula; capital Catanzaro area 5822 square miles (15,079 square kilometers), population 2,043,288

Other Words from Calabria

Calabrian \ kə-​ˈlā-​brē-​ən How to pronounce Calabrian (audio) , -​ˈlä-​ \ adjective or noun

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