Naples

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geographical name Na·ples \ˈnā-pəlz\
variants: or Italian

Napoli

play \ˈnä-pō-lē\ or ancient

Neapolis

play \nē-ˈa-pə-ləs\

Definition of Naples

  1. city and port on the Bay of Naples (an inlet of the Tyrrhenian Sea) in southern Italy population 962,003 Naples serves as capital of the region of Campania.

  1. —see also neapolitan

NAPLES Defined for English Language Learners

Naples

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geographical name Na·ples \ˈnā-pəlz\

Definition of Naples for English Language Learners

  • : city in Italy


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