Definition of Italy

1. Noun. A republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD.

Exact synonyms: Italia, Italian Republic
Geographical relationships: Cannae, Battle Of Caporetto, Caporetto, Battle Of Lake Trasimenus, Lake Trasimenus, Battle Of Magenta, Magenta, Marengo, Metaurus River, Battle Of Ravenna, Ravenna, Salerno, Battle Of Solferino, Solferino, Battle Of Trasimeno, Trasimeno, Spaghetti Western, Aloha, Ciao, Italian, Grissino, Polenta, Calamari, Calamary, Squid, Br, Brigate Rosse, Red Brigades, Nipr, Revolutionary Proletarian Initiative Nuclei, Revolutionary Proletarian Nucleus, Commune, Basilicata, Lucania, Calabria, Al Dente
Terms within: Appian Way, Flaminian Way, Italian Peninsula, Pompeii, Herculaneum, Abruzzi, Abruzzi E Molise, Basilicata, Lucania, Bolzano, Brescia, Calabria, Campania, Ferrara, Emilia-romagna, Friuli-venezia Giulia, Latium, Lazio, Capital Of Italy, Eternal City, Italian Capital, Roma, Rome, Anzio, Brindisi, Tibur, Tivoli, Liguria, Lombardia, Lombardy, Marche, Marches, Molise, Papal States, Piedmont, Piemonte, Apulia, Puglia, Sardegna, Sardinia, Sicilia, Sicily, Toscana, Tuscany, Trentino-alto Adige, Umbria, Valle D'aosta, Venetia, Veneto, Venezia-euganea, Etruria, Tirol, Tyrol, Riviera, Savoy, Mount Vesuvius, Mt. Vesuvius, Vesuvius, Adige, River Adige, Alps, The Alps, Apennines, Arno, Arno River, River Arno, Bay Of Naples, Brenner Pass, Dolomite Alps, Matterhorn, Mont Blanc, Monte Bianco, Po, Po River, Tyrolean Alps
Group relationships: Common Market, Ec, Eec, Eu, Europe, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union, Nato, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Generic synonyms: European Country, European Nation
Group relationships: Europe
Member holonyms: Italian, Sabine
Derivative terms: Italian

Definition of Italy

1. Proper noun. A country in southern Europe, one of the states of the European Union. Official name: The Italian Republic (in Italian, ''la Repubblica Italiana''). ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Italy

Italic language
Italo Calvino
Italo disco
Ito's nevus
Ito-Reenstierna test
Ito cells

Literary usage of Italy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Modern Constitutions: A Collection of the Fundamental Laws of Twenty-two of by Walter Fairleigh Dodd (1908)
"With the fall of Napoleon the first kingdom of italy came to an end; Murat by his support ... The principle of legitimacy was the basis upon which italy was ..."

2. A History of Rome to the Battle of Actium by Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh (1894)
"CHAPTER I PRELIMINARY The consolidation of italy—Four periods of Roman ... WHEN, after the victories at Philippi in 42, Antony and Octavian italy were ..."

3. The History of Nations by Henry Cabot Lodge (1906)
"HISTORY OF ROME Chapter I italy THE division between ancient and modern history is not one of mere convenience; it has a reality, in that it marks the ..."

4. A History of Architecture in All Countries, from the Earliest Times to the by James Fergusson (1893)
"No doubt he intended to conceal the dome, or at all events to cover it, as was the universal practice in italy ; but instead of a mere perpendicular wall, ..."

5. A History of Rome: From the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the by Henry George Liddell (1860)
"Relation of italy to Roman History. § 2. Length of Italian Peninsula. ... Division of italy into two portions. §. Physical Structure of upper portion: The ..."

6. A History of Rome from the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire by Henry George Liddell (1855)
"Division of italy into two portions. § 7. Physical Structure of upper ... Deduction of geographical features of italy from foregoing description: Few ..."

7. Universal History, Ancient and Modern: From the Earliest Records of Time, to by William Fordyce Mavor (1804)
"italy. CHAP. I. the Carlovingian Kings of italy. italy, once the splendid theatre on which were displayed the wondrous and heroick Scenes of Roman devotion, ..."

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