Definitions for umbriaˈʌm bri ə
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Um•bri•aˈʌm bri ə(n.)
a region in central Italy. 819,000; 3270 sq. mi. (8470 sq. km).
Category: Ancient History, Geography (places)
a mountainous region in central Italy
A region of central Italy.
Umbria, is a region of the historic and modern central Italy. It is one of the medium Italian regions and the only peninsular region that is landlocked, however the region includes the Lake Trasimeno and is crossed by the River Tiber. The regional capital is Perugia. Umbria is appreciated for its landscapes, traditions, history, artistic legacy and its influence on high culture. The region is characterized by sweet and green hills and historical towns as Assisi, Norcia, Gubbio, Spoleto, Todi, Città di Castello, Orvieto, Cascata delle Marmore, Castiglione del Lago, Passignano sul Trasimeno and other charming towns and small cities.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a province of ancient Italy, between Cisalpine Gaul and the territory of the Sabines; inhabited originally by a powerful Latin race.
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