region on the SE coast of Italy, on the Adriatic Sea & the Gulf of Taranto: 7,469 sq mi (19,357 sq km); cap. Bari: It. name Puglia
A region of southeast Italy bordering on the Adriatic Sea, Strait of Otranto, and Gulf of Taranto. Its southern portion forms the heel of the Italian “boot.”
- A region of southern Italy.