Tuscany meaning

tŭs'kə-nē'
A region of west-central Italy between the northern Apennines and the Ligurian and Tyrrhenian Seas. Inhabited in ancient times by the Etruscans, it fell to Rome in the mid-fourth century bc . Tuscany was a grand duchy under the Medicis and Habsburgs (1569–1860) and subsequently became united with the kingdom of Sardinia.
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Region of central Italy, formerly a grand duchy: 8,878 sq mi (22,994 sq km); chief city, Florence.
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