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Pompeii

Syllabification: Pom·pe·ii
Pronunciation: /pämˈpāē
 
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Definition of Pompeii in English:

An ancient city in western Italy, southeast of Naples. The city was buried by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in ad 79; excavations of the site began in 1748 and revealed well-preserved remains of buildings, mosaics, furniture, and the personal possessions of the city’s inhabitants.

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