Neapolitan

noun
Ne·​a·​pol·​i·​tan | \ ˌnē-ə-ˈpä-lə-tən How to pronounce Neapolitan (audio) \

Definition of Neapolitan

: a native or inhabitant of Naples, Italy

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First Known Use of Neapolitan

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Neapolitan

Middle English, from Latin neapolitanus of Naples, from Greek neapolitēs citizen of Naples, from Neapolis Naples

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“Neapolitan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Neapolitan?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=n&file=neapol01. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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