An ancient country of west-central Italy in present-day Tuscany and parts of Umbria. It was the center of the Etruscan civilization, which spread throughout much of Italy before being supplanted by Rome in the third century bc .
(place) Ancient country (fl. 6th cent. b.c.) occupying what is now Tuscany & part of Umbria in WC Italy.
(historical) An ancient country located between the Arno and Tiber rivers, corresponding to modern day Tuscany in Western Italy; the home of Etruscans.
Etruria Sentence Examples
On his death in 1802 the duchies were incorporated with the French republic and his son Louis became "king of Etruria."
The ancient Perusia first appears in history as one of the twelve confederate cities of Etruria.
The existing seven were first published in a careful but largely mistaken transcript by Buonarotti in 1724, as an appendix to Dempster's De Etruria Regali.
The Magra (Macra), in ancient times the boundary between Liguria and Etruria, may be considered as constituting on this side the limit of Northern Italy.
Except, therefore, for a very small and apparently isolated area in the north of Latium and south of Etruria, all the tribes of Italy, though their idioms differed in certain particulars, are left undiscriminated.