Definition of Liguria in English:

Liguria

Line breaks: Li|guria
Pronunciation: /lɪˈɡ(j)ʊərɪə
 
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A coastal region of NW Italy, which extends along the Mediterranean coast from Tuscany to the border with France; capital, Genoa. In ancient times Liguria extended as far as the Atlantic seaboard.

Derivatives

Ligurian

adjective & noun
More example sentences
  • Star Tea with a slice of lemon, a slab of reheated focaccia and the company of four good Ligurians: who needs cocktails and celebrities and all the vanity of Portofino?
  • The region derived its name from the Ligurians, its pre-Roman inhabitants.
  • A recent visit has confirmed the Ligurian resort of Alassio with its exquisitely fine and soft beaches, sloping gently to the placid sea in a setting of palm trees and cool breezes as the holiday jewel of the Italian Riviera.

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