• WordNet 3.6
    • n Lucania a region of southern Italy (forming the instep of the Italian `boot')
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Lucania A genus of fishes of the family Pœciliidæ, found in the coastwise swamps of the eastern United States.
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In literature:

After the reduction of Naples and Cumae, the provinces of Lucania, Apulia, and Calabria, submitted to the king of the Goths.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 4" by Edward Gibbon
He had messengers to despatch to estates in Lucania and Apulia.
"Veranilda" by George Gissing
Hanno was sent with another division to do the same in Lucania.
"The Young Carthaginian" by G.A. Henty
Capua fell in 211, and the seat of war, to the great relief of Rome, was removed to Lucania and Bruttium.
"History of Rome from the Earliest times down to 476 AD" by Robert F. Pennell
Lucania and Brittium also submit to Rome.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 2" by Various
An unlucky prodigy occurred to Gracchus, while sacrificing, previous to his departure from Lucania.
"The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six" by Titus Livius
PAESTUM, an ancient Greek city of Lucania, in South Italy, with remains of Greek architecture second only to those of Athens.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
They had left Lucania.
"African Camp Fires" by Stewart Edward White
What description is given of Lucania?
"Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of Rome" by Oliver Goldsmith
The Oenotrian folk were an old Italian race settled in the south of the peninsula, in Lucania.
"The Aeneid of Virgil" by Virgil

In news:

On weekends, the gang gravitated to Charles Lucania 's small but serene bungalow just a block off the surf at Atlantic Beach.