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.
Region of central Italy, formerly a grand duchy: 8,878 sq mi (22,994 sq km); chief city, Florence.
Tuscany Sentence Examples
SAN GIMIGNANO, a town of Tuscany, Italy, in the province of Siena, 24 m.
The number of scholars in the elementary schools for1901-1902was 59.09 per loon (Calabria 42.27, Tuscany 67 09, Piedmont 118.00); the teachers are 1.34 per woo, a total of 1084 of both sexes (among whom only one priest) (Calabria 1.18, Tuscany I 29, Piedmont 2.
For Tuscany; lasted until the formation of the kingdom of Italy.
GIUSEPPE MONTANELLI (1813-1862), Italian statesman and author, was born at Fucecchio in Tuscany, and in 1840 was appointed law professor at Pisa.
On being liberated he returned to Tuscany, and the grand duke Leopold II, knowing that he was popular with the masses, sent him to Leghorn to quell the disturbances.