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maremma

Syllabification: ma·rem·ma
Pronunciation: /məˈremə
 
/

Definition of maremma in English:

noun (plural maremme /-ˈremē/)

(Especially in Italy) an area of low, marshy land near a seashore.

Origin

mid 19th century: Italian, from Latin maritima, feminine of maritimus (see maritime).

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