Italy

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geographical name It·a·ly \ˈi-tə-lē\
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Italia

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Italia

\ə-ˈtal-yə, i-\

Definition of Italy

  1. 1 peninsula 760 miles (1223 kilometers) long in southern Europe projecting into the Mediterranean between the Adriatic and Tyrrhenian seas

  2. 2 country comprising the peninsula of Italy, Sicily, Sardinia, and numerous other islands; a republic since 1946, formerly a kingdom; capital Rome area 116,313 square miles (302,251 square kilometers), population 59,433,744

  1. —see also 1italian

ITALY Defined for English Language Learners

Italy

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Definition of Italy for English Language Learners

  • : country in Europe



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