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Etruria

Line breaks: Etru¦ria
Pronunciation: /ɪˈtrʊərɪə
 
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Definition of Etruria in English:

An ancient state of central Italy, situated between the Rivers Arno and Tiber and corresponding approximately to modern Tuscany and parts of Umbria. It was the centre of the Etruscan civilization.

Derivatives

Etrurian

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noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • Nothing, perhaps, proclaims the degree of civilization attained by the ancient Etrurians more plainly than the exquisite perfection which is observed in the specimens of art found in their tumuli.
  • The Etrurian force was typical of the Etrurian Civilization, it was made almost entirely of infantry armed with large wood-shafted, bronze-tipped spears, large ovular wooden shields, hemispherical bronze helmets, and only a small bronze breast plate for body armor.

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