Abruzzi



Duke of the (Prince Luigi Amedeo of Savoy-Aosta) 1873–1933, Italian naval officer, mountain climber, and Arctic explorer.
Historical Examples

The same is true of the Abruzzi and of Apulia; in the case of the latter the date should perhaps be put even later.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 8 Various

He was a peasant from the Abruzzi who had come to seek his fortune in Paris.
Rodin: The Man and his Art Judith Cladel

Merino sheep have been acclimatized in the Abruzzi, Capitanata and Basilicata.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 1 Various

A noble walk, and one that compares favourably with many Abruzzi excursions.
Alone Norman Douglas

Abbad’s Guide to the Abruzzi enumerates 1476 plants from this region.
Alone Norman Douglas

This is what is so attractive about the remote places, the Abruzzi, for example.
Sea and Sardinia D. H. Lawrence

“The Daughter of Jorio” is a tragedy laid in the mountains of Abruzzi.
Idling in Italy Joseph Collins

His pageant of the Abruzzi was in one of the noblest castles in Russia.
Woman Triumphant Vicente Blasco Ibaez

Some of the stornelli and peasant songs, those particularly of the Abruzzi mountains, were charming.
Italian Letters of a Diplomat’s Life Mary Alsop King Waddington

Oct. 19—Fleet is mobilized, with Duke of the Abruzzi in command.
The New York Times Current History: the European War, February, 1915 Various

noun
a region of S central Italy, between the Apennines and the Adriatic. Capital: Aquila. Pop: 1 273 284 (2003 est). Area: 10 794 sq km (4210 sq miles)

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