Definition of Vesuvius in English:

Vesuvius

Line breaks: Vesu|vius
Pronunciation: /vɪˈsuːvɪəs
 
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An active volcano near Naples, in southern Italy, 1,277 m (4,190 ft) high. A violent eruption in ad 79 buried the towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum.

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