Italy: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (it'l-ē), [key]
— n.
  1. a republic in S Europe, comprising a peninsula S of the Alps, and Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, and other smaller islands: a kingdom 1870–1946. 56,160,000; 116,294 sq. mi. (301,200 sq. km). Cap.: Rome. Italian,
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