Crotone[krə-tōˈnē, krō-tōˈnĕ] Formerly Crotona [krə-tōˈnə]
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A city of southern Italy on the Ionian Sea northeast of Reggio di Calabria. It was founded c. 708 B.C. as a colony of Magna Graecia and reached the height of its power after 510 B.C. Population: 60,700.