Definition: Meaning of, Italy in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈɪtəli /

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  1. a country in southern Europe, surrounded on three sides by the Mediterranean Sea. Italy is a member of the EU . Population: 57,998,353 (2003). Capital: Rome. In ancient times, Italy was home of the Roman CIVILIZATION, which has had a great influence on how people in Europe live and think. The RENAISSANCE began in Italy in the 14th century. Italy has many beautiful paintings, SCULPTURE s, and buildings.
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Italy used in phrases

  • capital of Italy (noun)
    1. capital and largest city of Italy; on the Tiber; seat of the Roman Catholic Church; formerly the capital of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire
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Pronunciation: ˌdəːmətə(ʊ)mʌɪə(ʊ)ˈsʌɪtɪs
Parts of Speech: noun
myositis characterized by weakness of limb and neck muscles and much muscle pain and swelling accompanied by skin rash affecting cheeks and eyelids and neck and chest and limbs; progression and severity vary among individuals