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Capris

[kuh-preez] /kəˈpriz/
noun, (used with a plural verb)

Capri

[kah-pree, kap-ree, kuh-pree] /ˈkɑ pri, ˈkæp ri, kəˈpri/
noun
1.
an island in W Italy, in the Bay of Naples: grottoes; resort. 5½ sq. mi. (14 sq. km).
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British Dictionary definitions for Capris

Capri pants

plural noun
1.
women's tight-fitting trousers

Capri

/kəˈpriː; Italian ˈkapri/
noun
1.
an island off W Italy, in the Bay of Naples: resort since Roman times. Pop: 12 200 (2002 est). Area: about 13 sq km (5 sq miles)
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Word Origin and History for Capris

capris

n.

"Capri pants," 1966, see Capri pants.

Capri

island in the Bay of Naples, of unknown origin: Latin capra "she-goat," Greek kapros "boar," Etruscan capra "burial place" all have been suggested. As a type of wine, 1877; as a type of pants, 1956 (see Capri pants).

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Capris in Culture
Capri [(kuh-pree, kah-pree, kap-ree)]

Island in the Bay of Naples in southern Italy.

Note: An international tourist attraction, Capri is known for its beautiful scenery.
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