Pronunciation: (lOO-kā'nē-u), [key]
1. an ancient region in S Italy, NW of the Gulf of Taranto.
2. a modern region in S Italy, comprising most of the ancient region. 617,295; 3856 sq. mi. (9985 sq. km). Italian, Basilicata.
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