Anzio[an′zē ō′; It än′tsyō̂]
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port on the W coast of Italy, south of Rome: pop. 31,000: site of Allied beachhead (Jan., 1944) in the invasion of Italy in WWII
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A town of central Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea south-southeast of Rome. In World War II Allied troops landed at Anzio on January 22, 1944. Population: 48,500.