Pronunciation: (su-voi'), [key]
1. a member of the royal house of Italy that ruled from 1861 to 1946.
2. French, Savoie. a region in SE France, adjacent to the Swiss-Italian border: formerly a duchy; later a part of the kingdom of Sardinia; ceded to France, 1860.
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