Savoy



noun
1.
a member of the royal house of Italy that ruled from 1861 to 1946.
2.
French Savoie. a region in SE France, adjacent to the Swiss-Italian border: formerly a duchy; later a part of the kingdom of Sardinia; ceded to France, 1860.
noun
1.
a cultivated variety of cabbage, Brassica oleracea capitata, having a compact head and wrinkled leaves
noun
1.
an area of SE France, bordering on Italy, mainly in the Savoy Alps: a duchy in the late Middle Ages and part of the Kingdom of Sardinia from 1720 to 1860, when it became part of France French name Savoie
noun
1.
a noble family of Italy that ruled over the duchy of Savoy and became the royal house of Italy (1861–1946): the oldest reigning dynasty in Europe before the dissolution of the Italian monarchy

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