Apulia[ə pyo̵̅o̅l′yə, -ē ə]
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
region on the SE coast of Italy, on the Adriatic Sea & the Gulf of Taranto: 7,469 sq mi (19,357 sq km); pop. 4,050,000; cap. Bari: It. name Puglia
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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.”