Italian Napoli. a seaport in SW Italy.
Bay of, Italian Golfo di Napoli
[gawl-faw dee nah-paw-lee] /ˈgɔl fɔ di ˈnɑ pɔ li/ (Show IPA). a bay in SW Italy: Naples located here. 22 miles (35 km) long.
a town in S Florida.
a region in SW Italy. 5214 sq. mi. (13,505 sq. km).
Capital: Naples.
Contemporary Examples

At the time of unification, Naples was leading Italy’s way to industrialization.
The Euro Crisis Not a Racial-Fable David Frum June 24, 2012

In 2007, a shelter in Naples, Fla., developed a “Women of Means” program.
Domestic Violence Among the Wealthy Hides Behind ‘Veil of Silence’ Eliza Shapiro February 27, 2013

And yet they can’t pick up the garbage from the streets of Naples.
David Frum’s Book Club: The Pursuit of Italy David Frum March 16, 2012

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

She started and finished her journey of 18,063.22 miles at the Piazza Plebescito in Naples, Italy.
The Top 13 Guinness World Records of 2013: Kim Kardashian, ‘Breaking Bad,’ Colonel Meow & More December 17, 2013

Historical Examples

The villa was situated about half way up one of the hills which rise behind Naples, and which command so lovely a view.
Flora Adair, Vol. 1 (of 2) A. M. Donelan

It is also from Naples that we have taken the Punchinello dance.
A Treatise on the Art of Dancing Giovanni-Andrea Gallini

The physician had advised a winter in Naples, and they were going before very long.
Aikenside Mary J. Holmes

The kingdom of Naples differed from any other state of Italy.
New Italian sketches John Addington Symonds

A man named White enticed Naples into the resurrectionist business; this soon caused him to lose his situation.
The Diary of a Resurrectionist, 1811-1812 James Blake Bailey

a port in SW Italy, capital of Campania region, on the Bay of Naples: the third largest city in the country; founded by Greeks in the 6th century bc; incorporated into the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies in 1140 and its capital (1282–1503); university (1224). Pop: 1 004 500 (2001) Ancient name Neapolis Italian name Napoli, related adjective Neapolitan
Bay of Naples, an inlet of the Tyrrhenian Sea in the SW coast of Italy
a region of SW Italy: includes the islands of Capri and Ischia. Chief town: Naples. Pop.: 5 725 098 (2003 est). Area: 13 595 sq km (5248 sq miles)

city in southern Italy, Italian Napoli, founded by Greek coloniests 5c. B.C.E., from Greek Neapolis, literally “New City,” from nea, fem. of neos “new” (see neo-) + polis “city” (see polis).

City in southwestern Italy; a major seaport and commercial, industrial, and tourist center.


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