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Noun: Italy  i-tu-lee
  1. A republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
    - Italian Republic, Italia

Type of: European country, European nation

Part of: Common Market, EC, EEC, EU, Euroland, Europe, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union, Eurozone, NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation [Brit], North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Encyclopedia: Italy, Southern