Definition of Liguria in English:

Liguria

Syllabification: Li·gu·ri·a
Pronunciation: /liˈg(y)o͞orēə
 
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  • A coastal region of northwestern Italy that extends along the Mediterranean coast from Tuscany to the border with France; capital, Genoa. In ancient times, Liguria extended as far as the Atlantic Ocean.

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.

Origin

from Latin Ligur 'Ligurian', from Greek Ligus.

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