Anzio



a town in Italy, S of Rome on the Tyrrhenian coast: site of Allied beachhead in World War II.
Contemporary Examples

But getting off Italian beachheads at Salerno and Anzio had proven nightmarish.
The Story of the American Journalists Who Landed on D-Day Timothy M. Gay June 5, 2012

The dogged Bigart was another veteran of the siege at Anzio.
The Story of the American Journalists Who Landed on D-Day Timothy M. Gay June 5, 2012

Historical Examples

He was greeted cordially by Anzio and was introduced to the two others present.
David Lannarck, Midget George S. Harney

“Get him out of here,” roared Anzio as he waved to Damino to obey his commands.
David Lannarck, Midget George S. Harney

Shirley turned to find Anzio frantically searching the contents of a drawer in the nearby cabinet.
David Lannarck, Midget George S. Harney

Placing the gun in his pocket, Shirley seized a tall, steel-legged stool to bring it down on Anzio’s unprotected head.
David Lannarck, Midget George S. Harney

Shirley was later to learn that young Anzio, the new bank employee, was a nephew of the manager of the trucking company.
David Lannarck, Midget George S. Harney

noun
a port and resort on the W coast of Italy: site of Allied landings in World War II. Pop: 36 952 (2001)

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