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- MountLucania A peak, 5,229.8 m (17,147 ft) high, of the St. Elias Mountains in southwest Yukon Territory, Canada, near the Alaskan border.
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- proper n. A region of ancient Italy, comprising modern Basilicata and Cilento.
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- n. A genus of fishes of the family Pœciliidæ, found in the coastwise swamps of the eastern United States.
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- n. a region of southern Italy (forming the instep of the Italian `boot')
But he yielded, however reluctantly, to the ascendant which his wiser colleague had acquired over him, and retired, immediately after his abdication, to a villa in Lucania, where it was almost impossible that such an impatient spirit could find any lasting tranquility.
Felix, who disdained even to give an evasive answer, was at length beheaded at Venusia, in Lucania, a place on which the birth of
(vi. 7, vii. 9, 23;) fair of Leucothoe or St. Cyprian in Lucania,
Brutians, and in Lucania, that is, in the opposite extremity of Italy, and was there making head against Hannibal.
"Yes, he crossed with us on the 'Lucania'; remembered meeting you in
Sicilian-born Salvatore Lucania - he Americanized his identity as a boy to Charles Luciano -- first won the respect of other criminals as a hit man on the streets of Lower Manhattan.
Mr. Lucania, 32 years old, was a union electrician working on the upper floors of the South Tower that morning.
The family of Charles Lucania made a pact: They will not go to the World Trade Center site.
"We have never been there," said Marie Lucania , Mr. Lucania's mother.
South of Lucania lay Bruttium, another province in which Crassus had a hand, since he had grabbed an estate there from a Marian after Sullas victory in 82 B.C.