Pompeii

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geographical name Pom·pe·ii \päm-ˈpā, -ˈpā-ˌē\

Definition of Pompeii

  1. ancient city in southern Italy southeast of Naples that was destroyed in a.d. 79 by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius

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Pompeiian

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Pompeii

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geographical name Pom·pe·ii \päm-ˈpā, -ˈpā-ˌē\

Definition of Pompeii for English Language Learners

  • : city in ancient Italy


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