Definition of Etruria

1. Noun. An ancient country in central Italy; assimilated by the Romans by about 200 BC.

Generic synonyms: Country, Land, State
Group relationships: Italia, Italian Republic, Italy
Member holonyms: Etruscan



Definition of Etruria

1. Proper noun. (historical) An ancient country located between the Arno and Tiber rivers, corresponding to modern day Tuscany in Western Italy; the home of Etruscans. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Etruria

Ethrane
Ethril
Etienne-Louis Arthur Fallot
Etna
Etnean
Eton
Eton College
Eton collar
Eton jacket
Eton mess
Eton messes
Etonian
Etonians
Etropus
Etropus rimosus
Etruria
Etrurian
Etrurians
Etruscan
Etruscan bear
Etruscan bears
Etruscan shrew
Etruscans
Etruscologist
Etruscologists
Etta
Eu
Euahlayi
Euamerion
Euan

Literary usage of Etruria

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1. The History of Rome by Wilhelm Ihne (1871)
"Soon after there appeared most alarming signs of growing discontent in etruria. This country had hitherto been almost exempt from the immediate calamities ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"The kingdom of etruria, annexed three years later, was a more important addition to the Empire. Founded in 1801 for Louis, the weakly and superstitious son ..."

3. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1882)
"Annexation of Li- of etruria, 1808. Grand duchy of Lucca. Incorporation of Home and Amid this crowd of new-fangled states and newfangled names, ..."

4. Researches Into the Physical History of Mankind by James Cowles Prichard (1841)
"Pelasgic cities at the era of the subjugation of etruria by the Romans. The cities said to be founded by the Pelasgi were mostly near the coast, ..."

5. Memoirs of the Emperor Napoleon: From Ajaccio to Waterloo, as Soldier by Laure Junot Abrant├Ęs (1901)
"This monarch, whose new dignity procured for him more ridicule than respect, was the King of etruria, Don Louis, Infant of Parma, nephew of Queen Marie ..."

6. The History of Ancient Art by Johann Joachim Winckelmann, Giles Henry Lodge (1873)
"We infer this, partly from the Greek colonies which established themselves in etruria, but yet more from the ideas drawn from Greek fable and history, ..."

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