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[mag-nuh gree-shee-uh; Latin mahg-nah grahy-ki-ah] /ˈmæg nə ˈgri ʃi ə; Latin ˈmɑg nɑ ˈgraɪ kɪˌɑ/

the ancient colonial cities and settlements of Greece in S Italy.
/ˈmæɡnə ˈɡriːʃɪə/
(in the ancient world) S Italy, where numerous colonies were founded by Greek cities


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