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Magna Graecia

Pronunciation: /ˌmaɡnə ˈɡriːsɪə/
/ˈɡriːʃə/
The ancient Greek cities of southern Italy, founded from circa 750 bc onwards by colonists from Euboea, Sparta, and elsewhere in Greece.

Origin

Latin, literally 'Great Greece'.

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