Naples

geographical name
Na·​ples | \ˈnā-pəlz \
variants: or Italian Napoli \ˈnä-​pō-​lē \ or ancient Neapolis \nē-​ˈa-​pə-​ləs \

Definition of Naples 

city and port on the Bay of Naples (an inlet of the Tyrrhenian Sea) in southern Italy population 962,003

Note: Naples serves as capital of the region of Campania.

see also neapolitan

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