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Italian Napoli. a seaport in SW Italy.
Italian Golfo di Napoli [gawl-faw dee nah-paw-lee] . a bay in SW Italy: Naples located here. 22 miles (35 km) long.
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Naples (ˈneɪpəlz)
1.  Ancient name: Neapolis, Italian name: Napoli a port in SW Italy, capital of Campania region, on the Bay of Naples: the third largest city in the country; founded by Greeks in the 6th century bc; incorporated into the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies in 1140 and its capital (1282--1503); university (1224). Pop: 1 004 500 (2001)Related: Neapolitan
2.  Bay of Naples an inlet of the Tyrrhenian Sea in the SW coast of Italy
Related: Neapolitan

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Naples definition

City in southwestern Italy; a major seaport and commercial, industrial, and tourist center.

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