/kah"pree, kap"ree, keuh pree"/, n.
an island in W Italy, in the Bay of Naples: grottoes; resort. 51/2 sq. mi. (14 sq. km).

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Island, southern Italy.

Located at the southern entrance to the Bay of Naples, it has an area of 4 sq mi (10 sq km). Cliffs on the eastern side rise 900 ft (275 m); its highest point is 1,923 ft (586 m). It was a colony of ancient Greece; later it became a favorite resort of Roman emperors. In the Middle Ages it belonged to the abbey of Montecassino and to the republic of Amalfi before passing to the kingdom of Naples. Its rocky shores abound with caves, notably the famous Blue Grotto. Capri is one of Italy's most popular resorts.

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