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  Abruzzi - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
Abruzzi is mostly mountainous and is crossed by three ranges of the Apennines, which reach their highest point (9,560 ft/2,914 m) there in the Gran Sasso d'Italia group.
Abruzzi was once a very poor region but now boasts a steadily growing per capita income.
Abruzzi was conquered by the Romans in the 4th cent.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-abruzzi.html   (322 words)

  
 Geography: Regions: Southern regions: Abruzzi
Abruzzi is located between the Adriatic and Apennines and borders on Marche (north), Latium (west), Molise (south) and the Adriatic sea (west).
The climate of Abruzzi is mild on the sea coasts and rigid in the inland zones with cold winters, rains and abundant snow.
Abruzzi is a land of tranquillity and traditions.
www.italycyberguide.com /Geography/regions/abruzzi.htm   (1021 words)

  
 Abruzzi - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Abruzzi, region in south central Italy, on the Adriatic Sea, comprising four provinces named after their chief towns—L'Aquila, Chieti, Pescara, and...
Abruzzi, Luigi Amedeo, Duke of (1873-1933), Italian naval officer, mountaineer, and explorer.
Luigi Amedeo of Savoy, Duke of Abruzzi, was born in...
encarta.msn.com /Abruzzi.html   (105 words)

  
 First World War.com - Who's Who - Duke of the Abruzzi
The third son of Spain's former king and the cousin of Italian King Victor Emmanuel III, the dashing Abruzzi was highly regarded in naval figures as the ideal battlefleet Commander-in-Chief.
Nevertheless Abruzzi shared Chief of Staff Thaon di Revel's concern not to endanger Italy's 'fleet in being' in anything other than strategically significant engagements - ideally against the Austro-Hungarian navy.
Abruzzi did However earn plaudits for his role in the evacuation in early 1916 of the Serbian Army.
www.firstworldwar.com /bio/abruzzi.htm   (266 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Abruzzi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
Abruzzi is mostly mountainous and is crossed by
Abruzzi, Luigi Amedeo, duca degli, 1873-1933, Italian explorer and mountain climber; cousin of Victor Emmanuel III.
The Mezzogiorno comprises the modern Italian regions of Abruzzi, Campania, Molise, Puglia, Basilicata, Calabria, and the islands of Sicily and Sardinia.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Abruzzi&StartAt=1   (563 words)

  
 Palm Bay Imports: Wine, Spirits & Beverages: Recipes: Regional Cooking of Abruzzi
The Abruzzi is Italy's principal source of saffron, with the majority grown for export.
Abruzzi farmers claim that grazing at high altitudes causes their lamb and pork to be leaner and thus exceptionally flavorful.
Along the Abruzzi coastline where skillful fishermen trawl their nights in the abundant Adriatic sea, fish is a mainstay of the local menu.
www.palmbayimports.com /recipes_regional_abruzzi.asp   (406 words)

  
 Robin Garr's Louisville Restaurant Guide / Abruzzi
Judged on atmosphere alone, Abruzzi may be one of the most pleasant dining venues in the metropolitan area.
Abruzzi offers alfresco patio dining when weather permits, and there's a cozy bar in addition to the three dining rooms, of which an octagonal pergola-style room with a cathedral ceiling and huge windows may be the most inviting.
The addition of sauteed mixed green and red bell peppers, spicy giardinera peppers and onions added flavor and texture interest, and the bits of squid were lightly breaded and toothy-tender if not crisply fried; a bit of excess oil pooled at the bottom of the plate.
www.louisvillehotbytes.com /abruzzi.shtml   (968 words)

  
 John Abruzzi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Abruzzi, recently finding religion as an outlet for his pain, decided not to kill him -- this proved to be a big mistake, as T-Bag immediately took the opportunity to slash Abruzzi's throat.
Abruzzi was one of the group of five who was forced to run on foot after the plane left them behind.
John Abruzzi was a regularly featured character before his injury in the thirteenth episode of the first season, "End of the Tunnel".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_Abruzzi   (932 words)

  
 Abruzzi Region (Italy)
Note that the word "Abruzzi" is an ancient name (referred to an ancient division of the region into three subdivisions: Abruzzo Citeriore, Abruzzo Ulteriore I and Abruzzo Ulteriore II) and no longer used.
Abruzzi adopted a flag on the 21 may 1999, (regional law nr.
Translated: "The flag of the region of Abruzzi is formed by a rectangular cloth with the arms of the region in the center, in the colors and in the form stablished in LR 22.7.86 n.
flagspot.net /flags/it-abr.html   (939 words)

  
 WQED Multimedia: Pittsburgh Magazine: January 2007: Dish - Abruzzi's
Abruzzi's builds rustic Italian meals such as costo lettine: baby back of New Zealand lamb broiled with rosemary, garlic and olive oil and served with zucchini.
Abruzzi's is alive and well, twirling lotsa pasta on the South Side.
After 12 fruitful years in a teeny old house famous for its teeny three-seater bar and giant meatballs, Abruzzi's is alive and well on the South Side end of the 10th Street Bridge, just 50 feet from its prior incarnation.
www.wqed.org /mag/columns/dish/2007/0107_abruzzis.shtml   (1322 words)

  
 Abruzzi's sister restaurant makes heads turn in Oakdale
Abruzzi's Cedar House is the new (since November) sister restaurant to Abruzzi's on the South Side.
Abruzzi's Cedar House is in that building on the hillside in Oakdale, outlined in lights as though it's Christmas.
Abruzzi's Cedar House is the kind of restaurant any suburb should be proud to have.
www.post-gazette.com /dining/20010330dine.asp   (1049 words)

  
 Abruzzi Catering ||   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
When an event is scheduled with Abruzzi Catering Co., the company and the client enter into a series of agreements with each other.
To reserve any services or facilities of Abruzzi Catering Co., a prepayment of fifty percent or $250, whichever is greater, must be received within fourteen days of placing the reservation.
Abruzzi Catering Co. menus and appetizers are priced per person, and clients are asked when making reservations to estimate how many guests will attend an event.
www.abruzzicatering.com /terms.php   (678 words)

  
 The End Justifies the Means
The interesting thing about Abruzzi 's conquest is that he clinched the title after winning the second national event of the season.
Choosing to be on the safe side, Abruzzi ended his season on Thursday, the first day of the four-day race weekend.
Abruzzi sat home when the President's Cup Nationals rolled into Maryland International Raceway and the break from racing may have been the best thing for him.
www.competitionplus.com /01_15_2004/marco_abruzzi.html   (795 words)

  
 Abruzzo - L'Aquila - Chieti - Pescara - Teramo - About Italy
Abruzzi was once a less prosperous region but now boasts a steadily growing economy.
Abruzzi's culinary contribution to pasta was the invention of the chitarra, a guitar-like device made of wood and wire that makes thick, square-cut pasta.
Pecorino cheese is another of the region's favorite foods, as is the buffalo milk cheese spiced with chili pepper known as caciocavallo.
www.italiancook.ca /Abruzzo.htm   (1461 words)

  
 FOX Broadcasting Company: PRISON BREAK
John Abruzzi, former Chicago mob boss, is arguably the most infamous prisoner incarcerated at Fox River Penitentiary; and has translated his celebrity into power inside the prison walls.
While the correctional officers enforce the rules, it wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that John Abruzzi runs the prison.
Abruzzi was convicted on two counts of murder and two counts of conspiracy to commit murder after decades of eluding punishment from Illinois district attorneys.
www.fox.com /prisonbreak/bios/bio_abruzzi.htm   (200 words)

  
 Moonstone 800 Abruzzi Ridge Goose Down mountaineering sleeping bag
Sack A is not included with the Abruzzi Ridge but can be purchased in addition to the sacks that are included.
: a long-sized Abruzzi Ridge in the standard stuff sack (included) compressed to 10" x 20" (the long and regular sizes fit into the same stuff sack, but the long size is a tighter fit).
The zipper on the Abruzzi Ridge can be opened from the bottom up to allow venting into the lower part of the bag.
moontrail.com /slpng_bg/moonstone_abruzzi.php   (1058 words)

  
 The Duke of Abruzzi
During his great period of adventure and exploration, the Duke of Abruzzi remained a professional naval officer and on 30 September 1911 he commanded the squadron that attacked Preveza, Greece, in the first action of the Italian – Turkish War.
Luigi Amedeo Duke of Abruzzi was the third born of Amedeo (1845-1890), first Duke of Aosta and king of Spain from 1870 to 1873.
It is the merit of the Kampala Conference (April 1996) to have anticipated a revival of interest for the Duke of Abruzzi on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the Rwenzori expedition.
www.rwenzoriabruzzi.com /duke.html   (907 words)

  
 Abruzzo: the Provinces and Municipalities
In ancient times Abruzzi was inhabited by several peoples, including the Equi, Marsi, Vestini and Praetutii, who were conquered by the Romans before the third century b.c.
In the 12th century the Normans conquered the territory, which became part of the Kingdom of Sicily and under Frederick II of Hohenstaufen had Sulmona as the regional capital.
In 1272 Charles I of Anjou divided the territory of Abruzzi into two provinces, ultra flumen Piscariae or Abruzzo ulteriore and citra flumen Piscariae or Abruzzo citeriore, with a common governor residing in Chieti; in 1641 a second Governor was established in L'Aquila and in 1684 a third in Teramo.
www.italyworldclub.com /abruzzo/index.html   (484 words)

  
 Competition Plus.com - Drag Racing's Internet Magazine
Abruzzi’s list of performance customers includes some of the hottest names in the world of NHRA, IHRA and monster truck competition.
Since Abruzzi competes primarily in the Top Sportsman ranks himself, it is a given that racers within his class are also running his goods.
One rare fact that relates to Abruzzi’s ability to win is the rubber he races on.
www.competitionplus.com /2005_03_05/abruzzi.html   (1327 words)

  
 Abruzzi Appennines
ROME - With its 44000 hectares, the Abruzzi National Park is not certainly the widest protected area in Abruzzo, neither is it the one with the highest mountains.
But if we look at its 1900 plant species, 60 mammal and 230 bird species, it can certainly be regarded as the most concentrated synthesis of the Appennine's natural features, a jewel situated near the borders of three regions: Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise.
Worth mentioning are another two "mythical" animals: the otters, which used to be found abundantly and are now present in small numbers in lonely spots near rivers and lakes; and the lynx, some examples of which were recently introduced.
www.floria-publications.com /italy/tourism/abruzzi_appennines.htm   (503 words)

  
 Visit Roseto degli abruzzi albergatori roseto English Version
Roseto degli Abruzzi is located between the two rivers Tordino and Vomano, and strikes the visitor with its fine, late 19th-century villas.
Roseto of the Abruzzi officially saw the light as a municipality on 22 May 1860, on the site of a small rural borough called "Le Quote" that rose near the coast in the early 19th century, an emanation of the medieval village of Montepagano located on the top of the hill.
Very quickly Rosburgo became an established tourist resort and it was one of the first Aziende di Soggiorno in the Region and today 42 beach facilities, 37 hotels, 10 campsites welcome a large tourism with their century-old, local hoteliers' tradition.
www.albergatoriroseto.it /uk/index.html   (344 words)

  
 history Roseto degli abruzzi albergatori roseto English Version
Roseto degli abruzzi italy alberghi roseto degli abruzzi
Alberghi Roseto degli abruzzi, Associazione Albergatori Roseto degli Abruzzi,informazioni di viaggi.
La lista completa dei nostri alberghi roseto degli abruzzi, inseme alle altre strutture alberghiere di roseto degli abruzzi Alberghi Roseto degli abruzzi, Alberghi ROSETO DEGLI ABRUZZI, Alberghi roseto Associazione albergatori roseto degli abruzzi (Teramo).
www.albergatoriroseto.it /uk/history.html   (234 words)

  
 In Abruzzi, Italy Shows a Rougher Edge - New York Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
Santo Stefano di Sessanio in Abruzzi is a remnant of medieval Italy in a region of mountain views and rugged terrain.
AS soon as we arrived in Abruzzi, a wild, mountainous region in Italy east of Rome, my husband and I were lost.
It was on a motorcycle ride through Abruzzi in the mid-1990’s that he discovered Santo Stefano di Sessanio and his passion: to bring this almost abandoned fortified village back to life.
travel2.nytimes.com /2006/08/13/travel/13next.html?8dpc   (990 words)

  
 ItalianMade.com - REGIONS: Abruzzi
Abruzzi is renowned for its chefs, though many made their reputations abroad.
Some of Italy's finest olive oil is protected by the DOP of Aprutino Pescarese and Colline Teatine.
Abruzzi, which is two-thirds mountains and one-third hills, boasts highly favorable natural conditions for grapevines.
www.italianmade.com /regions/region13.cfm   (288 words)

  
 Dining Review: The buzz on Abruzzi's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
Abruzzi's restaurant has wowed Pittsburgh diners for the past 12 years with authentic Italian family-style cuisine.
In this case I was especially determined to do just that since Abruzzi is considered to be the home of the greatest Italian chefs as well as the region of the country with the best home cooking.
The new Abruzzi's is blessed with an outdoor terrace which faces South 10th Street.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/05258/571614.stm   (1134 words)

  
 Hotel Abruzzi Rome : Hotels in Rome
Hotel Abruzzi Rome was entirely renovated in 2003, enjoys a strategic location in the historical centre of the Eternal City.
The reception is always at disposal and pleased to provide guests with all the necessary information for a successful stay.
Hotel Abruzzi Rome is located in the Heart of Rome, facing the Pantheon, 60 yards from it on the opposite side of La Rotonda Square.
www.holidaycityeurope.com /albergo-abruzzi-rome   (158 words)

  
 Secretplaces – Guide to auThentic and romantic Abruzzi hotels
By the 19th century, the area had turned into a hotbed of liberal leaning revolutionary activity and by 1860 it had been absorbed as part of a united Italy.
In 1963 Abruzzi and Molisse were split into two distinct regions.
The end result is a basic family orientated cuisine using the simple ingredients and the ubiquitous olive oil.
www.secretplaces.com /sp/1/regions/Abruzzi_hotels.asp   (550 words)

  
 Abruzzi, Italy
The Abruzzi, the wildest and highest part of the Apennines in the east of Central Italy extend from the watershed of the Central Apennines to the Adriatic and take in the four provinces of L'Aquila, Pescara, Chieti and Teramo.
On the north they are bounded by the Marche, on the west by Latium and on the Southeast by Molise, with which they have been combined since 1963 to form the administrative unit of Abruzzi e Molise.
The heart of the Abruzzi is formed by three mighty mountain chains, the most easterly and highest of which contains the highest peaks in the peninsula, in the Gran Sasso d'Italia group (Corno Grande 2,912m/9,610ft).
www.planetware.com /italy/abruzzi-i-ab-ab.htm   (172 words)

  
 Abruzzi in Pittsburgh, PA - AOL City Guide
Fans of Abruzzi's -- and there are plenty of them -- aren't all that concerned about maintaining a high profile.
Abruzzi's lines 'em up out the door for one reason: authentic Italian cuisine, emphasizing fresh ingredients and simple-yet-elegant preparation.
Brothers Joe and Claudio Masci emigrated from Italy's Abruzzi region in the late 1950s, and their restaurant reflects that area's love of well-prepared, unfussy dishes such as polenta, risotto and hearty sausages.
search.cityguide.aol.com /pittsburgh/restaurants/abruzzi/v-107680764   (347 words)

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