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Castellammare di Stabia(kästĕl'läm-mä`rā dē stä`byä), city (1991 pop. 68,720), in Campania, S Italy, on the Bay of Naples. A summer resort and spa, it has thermal mineral springs that have been used since Roman times. It is also a commercial and industrial center, with shipyards founded in 1783. Manufactures include food products, paper, and cement. The city was built on the site of Stabiae, a favorite Roman resort, which was buried in the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in A.D. 79. The royal villa, Quisisana (built 1310, rebuilt 1820), is now a hotel.
Castellammare di Stabia
a port city and resort insouthern Italy, in the Campania region, Naples Province, locatedon the shore of the Bay of Naples of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Popula-tion, 70, 300 (1969). The city has a shipyard. It produces cast androlled steel, transportation equipment, railroad cars, cement, fruit preserves, olive oil, and cheese. A large American oil refin-ery is nearby.