Volturno


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Volturno

(vōlto͞or`nō), chief river of S Italy, 109 mi (175 km) long, rising in the Apennines of Molise and flowing SE, then SW through Campania, past Capua, to the Tyrrhenian Sea. On its banks Guiseppe Garibaldi defeated (1860) the troops of Francis II of the Two Sicilies.

Volturno

a river in S central Italy, flowing southeast and southwest to the Tyrrhenian Sea: scene of a battle (1860) during the wars for Italian unity, in which Garibaldi defeated the Neapolitans; German line of defence during World War II. Length: 175 km (109 miles)
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In the southern sector, the aquifer is semiconfined almost everywhere, while in the central part, close to the Volturno River, it is phreatic, because the tuffs are absent or very thin, due to the river erosion.
(4) Cartflow SRL, Via Centauro 1, 81030 Castel Volturno, Italy
Lastly, sample 8-4 from Thessaloniki has [delta][sup.18]O of 15.6[per thousand], that is, within the average Roman values, suggesting the use of Belus or Volturno sand and Egyptian natron as raw materials, but its chemical composition is comparable to that of glass produced with soda plant ash as flux.
The introductory chapters give an account of the stones' physical nature, epigraphy, and excavation history, followed by discussion of analogous stones from sites such as Clonmacnois in Ireland, and the Lombard monastery of San Vincenzo al Volturno in Italy.
There was the case of the 500 monks of San Vincenzo al Volturno, slaughtered by Muslims and thrown in the eddies of the local river.
The rivers Arno, Tiber, and Volturno rise in which mountain range?
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Made in 1933, the film was based on the Noterelle da Quarto al Volturno by Giuseppe Cesare Abba with a masterful script by Emilio Cecchi.
Golubic (1994), Quaternary Travertines at Rocchetta a Volturno (Isernia, central Italy).
(2) Presidio Ospedaliero Pineta Grande, Castel Volturno, 81030 Caserta, Italy
Cercano ya el final del viaje identificamos la ciudad de Formia, el rio Garigliano (Lirim) y el Volturno, que bana Capua:
"In towns like Casapesenna, Casal di Principe, Castel Volturno, and so on, they have, perhaps, 20 years to live.