Definition of Naples

1. Noun. A port and tourist center in southwestern Italy; capital of the Campania region.

Exact synonyms: Napoli
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: Campania
Member holonyms: Neopolitan, Neapolitan
Derivative terms: Neapolitan

Definition of Naples

1. Proper noun. Province of Campania, Italy. ¹

2. Proper noun. Capital city of the province of Naples. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Naples

NapA phosphatase
Napaea dioica
Napier's bones
Napier's rods
Napierian logarithm
Naples biscuit
Naples garlic
Naples yellow
Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon I
Napoleon III
Napoleonic Wars

Literary usage of Naples

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

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Nearly all of the great families of the ancient Kingdom of naples built sumptuous palaces, the private monumental architecture of naples antedating that of ..."

2. Italy: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1900)
"naples AND ITS ENVIRONS. . From Rome to naples via Cassino and Capua . 2. From Rome to naples via Terracina and Capua . 3. From Genoa to naples by Sea 4. ..."

3. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1909)
"So naples welcomed the Infant Don Carlos with many fireworks, ... But Elisabeth Farnese intended to control Italy through naples, and naples by Ministers ..."

4. View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1848)
"The next, and far more important, was the change of dynasty in naples. This king- Affairs of dom had been occupied, after the N»P'««- death of Conrad, ..."

5. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1873)
"He went to naples for the interval before the holy week ; and his first letter from it was to ... He thought the bay less striking at naples than at Genoa, ..."

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