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Lucania

[loo-key-nee-uh] /luˈkeɪ ni ə/
noun
1.
an ancient region in S Italy, NW of the Gulf of Taranto.
2.
a modern region in S Italy, comprising most of the ancient region. 3856 sq. mi. (9985 sq. km).
3.
Mount, a mountain in the SW Yukon Territory, Canada, in the St. Elias Mountains. 17,147 feet (5226 meters).
Italian Basilicata (for defs 1, 2).
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  • Capua fell in 211, and the seat of war, to the great relief of Rome, was removed to Lucania and Bruttium.

  • You came to England in eighteen hundred and ninety-six, on board the Lucania.

    The Secret House Edgar Wallace
  • Zeno of Velia or Elea in Lucania was the founder of dialectic.

  • She has friends sailing in the Lucania on the 15th, and intends crossing with them.

    Flaming June Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • Busy as he also always is, he yet found time to call at the "Lucania," and to tell more than one of his good stories.

    A Flight in Spring J. Harris Knowles
  • Curius marched into Samnium, and his colleague into Lucania.

    A Smaller History of Rome William Smith and Eugene Lawrence
  • Prepare to go aboard the Lucania five days from date in the disguise of what do you imagine?

    The Last Stroke Lawrence L. Lynch
  • Hanno was sent with another division to do the same in Lucania.

  • The largest emigrant steamer then afloat was the Lucania, of 12,952 tons.

    Loss of the Steamship 'Titanic' British Government
  • They sunk us without warning—the Lucania—and then shelled us in the open boats.

    Men, Women and Guns H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile
British Dictionary definitions for Lucania

Lucania

/luːˈkeɪnɪə/
noun
1.
the Latin name for Basilicata
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