Volturno

geographical name
Vol·​tur·​no | \ väl-ˈtu̇r-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce Volturno (audio) , vōl-, vȯl-\

Definition of Volturno

river 110 miles (177 kilometers) long in south central Italy flowing from the Apennines southeast and southwest into the Gulf of Gaeta

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