Definition of Italy
1 peninsula 760 miles (1223 kilometers) long in southern Europe projecting into the Mediterranean between the Adriatic and Tyrrhenian seas
2 country comprising the peninsula of Italy, Sicily, Sardinia, and numerous other islands; a republic since 1946, formerly a kingdom; capital Rome area 116,348 square miles (301,340 square kilometers), population 62,247,000
— see also italian
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