Definition of Tuscany

1. Noun. A region in central Italy.

Exact synonyms: Toscana
Group relationships: Italia, Italian Republic, Italy
Generic synonyms: Italian Region
Terms within: Pisa, Firenze, Florence
Member holonyms: Tuscan
Derivative terms: Tuscan

Definition of Tuscany

1. Proper noun. A region in Italy located north of Latium, and south of Emilia-Romagna. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tuscany

Turner's tooth
Turnix sylvatica
Turritis glabra
Tursiops gilli
Tursiops truncatus
Tuscan order
Tuscany (current term)
Tussilago alpina
Tussilago farfara
Tutte matrices
Tutte matrix
Tutte matrixes

Literary usage of Tuscany

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"Tuscany. Parma etc. Lucca. [isu-s of an Italian Confederation was not so much as ... In Tuscany, the Grand Duke Ferdinand III, who was also an Austrian ..."

2. A History of Diplomacy in the International Development of Europe by David Jayne Hill (1905)
"But a new period began for the cities of Tuscany with the advent to power ... During the successive pontificates that were under his influence Tuscany was ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1858)
"Tuscany is exceedingly rich in mineral products of every kind, and presents at the same time an extraordinary number of stupendous geological phenomena. ..."

4. A Monograph on Plebiscites: With a Collection of Official Documants by Sarah Wambaugh (1920)
"Vote of the National Assembly of Tuscany for Union with the Constitutional Kingdom of ... It recommends the cause of Tuscany to the generous protection and ..."

5. History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages: Der Wendepunkt der Renaissance by Woldemar von Seidlitz, Ferdinand Gregorovius, Annie Hamilton (1903)
"As a widow Bertha captivated Adalbert II., the rich Margrave of Tuscany. ... The extraordinary influence which she possessed in Tuscany she bequeathed to ..."

6. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1801)
"H wing been employed as an agriculturist in Tuscany, as well aS in the territory of Geneva, he deems himself qualified for the subject which he proposes ro ..."

7. The Autobiography of Leigh Hunt by Leigh Hunt (1850)
"RESOLVING to remain a while in Italy, though not in Genoa, we took our departure from that city in the summer of the year 1823, and returned into Tuscany in ..."

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