a port and resort in SW Italy, in Campania on the Bay of Naples: site of the Roman resort of Stabiae, which was destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 ad Pop: 66 929 (2001)
Schettino, 52, was born in the Mafia enclave of castellammare di stabia, south of Naples.
Francesco Schettino, the Costa Concordia’s Daredevil Captain Barbie Latza Nadeau January 17, 2012
the governor of a castle. Historical Examples So folk brought her her palfrey, and they rode their ways, the castellan ever by her side. The Water of the Wondrous Isles William Morris My name’s castellan, and that should be good enough for you. The World Peril of 1910 George Griffith “Last time I saw him […]
Julio [hoo-lyaw] /ˈhu lyɔ/ (Show IPA), 1905–47, Mexican painter. Contemporary Examples Even Castellanos concedes a “tremendous opportunity” for the president. Obama’s Team Sees Campaign Boost in Overseas Attacks on Americans Howard Kurtz September 13, 2012 Castellanos obviously realizes this; thus his argument in Florence for a conservatism that is “relevant” to the middle class. The […]
(of a cloud) having small turrets.
the rank, office, or jurisdiction of a castellan. the land belonging to a castle. Historical Examples My castellany of Poissy has brought me in nothing this year. Notre-Dame de Paris Victor Hugo On the march, as was his custom, Antoine de Vergy laid waste all the villages of the castellany with fire and sword. The […]