Italy

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mountainous region of central Italy on the Adriatic Abruzzi , Abruzzi e Molise
town in Italy in southwestern Sicily near the coast; the site of six Greek temples Acragas , Agrigento , Girgenti
river in northern Italy that flows southeast into the Adriatic Sea Adige , River Adige
arm of the Mediterranean between Slovenia and Croatia and Montenegro and Albania on the east and Italy on the west Adriatic , Adriatic Sea
Italian pope whose nepotism put the Borgia family in power in Italy (1378-1458) Alfonso Borgia , Borgia , Calixtus III
town of central Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea; the Allies established a beachhead at Anzio in World War II Anzio
ancient Roman road in Italy extending south from Rome to Brindisi; begun in 312 BC Appian Way
region in southeastern Italy on the Adriatic Apulia , Puglia
provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central Italy Aquila , Aquila degli Abruzzi , L'Aquila
river in central Italy rising in the Apennines and flowing through Florence and Pisa to the Ligurian Sea Arno , Arno River , River Arno
in World War II the alliance of Germany and Italy in 1936 which later included Japan and other nations Axis
United States anarchist (born in Italy) who with Nicola Sacco was convicted of murder and in spite of world-wide protest was executed (1888-1927) Bartolomeo Vanzetti , Vanzetti
region of southern Italy (forming the instep of the Italian `boot') Basilicata , Lucania
battle in central Italy where Hannibal defeated the Romans under Flaminius in 217 BC battle of Trasimeno , Trasimeno
small tree with pear-shaped fruit whose oil is used in perfumery; Italy bergamot , bergamot orange , Citrus bergamia
Italian sculptor and architect of the baroque period in Italy; designed many churches and chapels and tombs and fountains (1598-1680) Bernini , Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini
capital of Emilia-Romagna; located in northern Italy east of the Apennines Bologna
Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization that arose out of a student protest movement in the late 1960s; wants to separate Italy from NATO and advocates violence in the service of class warfare and revolution; mostly inactive since 1989 BR , Brigate Rosse , Red Brigades
great Italian architect of the High Renaissance in Italy (1444-1514) Bramante , Donato Bramante , Donato d'Agnolo Bramante
Alpine mountain pass connecting Innsbruck in Austria with Bolzano in Italy that has long been a route for trade and for invasions Brenner Pass
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