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a town in Italy: a major Mediterranean port from the 10th to the 18th century, now a resort
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  • Thence to amalfi, once almost the rival of Venice in the size of its commerce.

    My Recollections Jules Massenet
  • The ancient amalfi, the city of activities and merchandise, is gone.

    Italy, the Magic Land Lilian Whiting
  • The common opinion, which ascribes its discovery to a citizen of amalfi in the fourteenth century, is undoubtedly erroneous.

  • The old amalfi, with its palaces, its arches and colonnades, lies under the sea.

    Italy, the Magic Land Lilian Whiting
  • South of Rome were the territories of the independent counts of Naples and the republic of amalfi.

    The Normans Sarah Orne Jewett
  • amalfi was completely destroyed, and has never regained her prestige.

    Italy, the Magic Land Lilian Whiting
  • But Mrs. Crosby Knowlton sighed as she looked at a marble seat warm from five hundred summers of amalfi.

    Babbitt Sinclair Lewis

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