Posillipo

Posillipo (pōzēlˈlēpō) [key], volcanic ridge, in Campania, S Italy, projecting into the northern part of the Bay of Naples. The town of Posillipo, a picturesque suburb of Naples, has interesting ruins of Roman villas.

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