Apulia



a department in SE Italy. 7442 sq. mi. (19,275 sq. km).
Capital: Bari.
Historical Examples

Petrarca and king Louis of Hungary (then on his way back from Apulia) were among the visitors.
Pagan and Christian Rome Rodolfo Lanciani

He accordingly decided now to leave his camp in earnest, and move into Apulia.
Hannibal Jacob Abbott

Niccolò Pisano appears to have been born in Apulia, and to have come to Pisa about the middle of the thirteenth century.
Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa Edward Hutton

The Viceroy of Apulia and the Apulian barons followed closely in their wake.
The Hill of Venus Nathan Gallizier

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

At Apulia, near Naples, there is a bed containing 40 per cent.
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Various

He took up position beyond Rome in Apulia, and it was here that the Roman army came to attack him.
History Of Ancient Civilization Charles Seignobos

Henry greedily swallowed the bait, and incurred an enormous debt to the Pope for the war in Apulia.
The English Church in the Middle Ages William Hunt

At the expiration of twenty-five days, Totila returned by hasty marches from Apulia to avenge the injury and disgrace.
The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Edward Gibbon

The very early eminence of Apulia in architecture and the plastic arts led to no results.
Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3 John Addington Symonds

noun
a region of SE Italy, on the Adriatic. Capital: Bari. Pop: 4 023 957 (2003 est). Area: 19 223 sq km (7422 sq miles) Italian name Puglia

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