Definition of Naples in English:


Pronunciation /ˈnāpəlz/ /ˈneɪpəlz/

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proper noun

  • 1A city and port on the western coast of Italy; population 963,661 (2008). It was formerly the capital of the kingdom of Naples and Sicily (1816–60).

    Italian name Napoli

  • 2A resort city in southwestern Florida, on the Gulf of Mexico; population 21,532 (est. 2008).


From Latin Neapolis, from Greek neos ‘new’ + polis ‘city’.