Meaning of Taranto
Pronunciation: (tä'rän-tô Eng. tär'&schwan-tō&sec, tar'-, t&schwa-ran'tō), [key]
- Ancient,a fortified seaport in SE Italy, on the Gulf of Taranto: founded by the Greeks in the 8th centuryb.c.;naval base. 244,249.
- an arm of the Ionian Sea, in S Italy. 85 mi. (137 km) long.