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Place Name NAPLES
TYPE: Settlement
USAGE: English
Meaning & History
From Latin Neapolis, from Greek Νεαπολις (Neapolis) meaning "new city". This is the name of a city in southern Italy, originally founded as a Greek colony.
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OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Neapolis (Ancient Greek), Neapolis (Ancient Roman), Napoli (Italian)