Naples definition

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A city of south-central Italy on the Bay of Naples, an arm of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Founded by Greeks c. 600 bc , Naples was conquered by the Romans in the fourth century bc . It became an independent duchy (eighth century ad ) and capital of the kingdom of Naples (1282–1861). It is a major seaport and a commercial, cultural, and tourist center.
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A city of southern Florida on the Gulf of Mexico. Isolated to the east by the Everglades, it is a popular resort.
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(place) Seaport in S Italy, on the Bay of Naples.
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(place) Former kingdom occupying the S half of Italy.
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(place) Inlet of the Tyrrhenian Sea, on the S coast of Italy: c. 10 mi (16 km) wide.
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