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Capri \Ca"pri\, n. Wine produced on the island of Capri, commonly a light, dry, white wine.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

island in the Bay of Naples, of unknown origin: Latin capra "she-goat," Greek kapros "boar," Etruscan capra "burial place" all have been suggested. As a type of wine, 1877; as a type of pants, 1956 (see Capri pants).


Capri (; ) is an island located in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the Sorrentine Peninsula, on the south side of the Gulf of Naples in the Campania region of Italy. The main town Capri that is located on the island shares the name. It has been a resort since the time of the Roman Republic.

Some of the main features of the island include the following: the Marina Piccola (the little harbour), the Belvedere of Tragara (a high panoramic promenade lined with villas), the limestone crags called sea stacks that project above the sea (the Faraglioni), the town of Anacapri, the Blue Grotto (Grotta Azzurra), and the ruins of the Imperial Roman villas.

Capri is part of the region of Campania, Province of Naples. The town of Capri is the island's main population centre. The island has two harbours, Marina Piccola and Marina Grande (the main port of the island). The separate comune of Anacapri is located high on the hills to the west.

Capri (cigarette)

Capri is a brand of cigarette manufactured by the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. Introduced in 1987, it was the first widely available cigarette having an extremely slim shape, at 17 mm in circumference and 100 mm in length, specifically marketed towards women. By comparison, standard cigarettes are 25 mm in circumference, and slim cigarettes are 23 mm in circumference. Capri is available in regular and menthol light varieties, as well as regular and menthol ultra-light varieties. Capri is also available in a 120 mm length, which the packaging describes as "luxury length."

Capri (disambiguation)

Capri or CAPRI may refer to:

Capri (TV series)

Capri is an Italian TV series produced by Rai Fiction. The story involves a young woman from Milan, Vittoria Mari (played by Gabriella Pession), who discovers, one month before she is to be married, that she has been named as a beneficiary in the will of a woman she has never met. She travels to the island of Capri to find out why, becomes entwined in the lives of the people she meets, and learns something shocking about her past. The two other main characters in the drama are brothers Massimo (played by Kaspar Capparoni) and Umberto (played by Sergio Assisi).

Capri (color)

Capri is the colour of the sky. It is between Cyan and Azure on the spectrum of light.

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Usage examples of "capri".

When the full moon bounced off her sequins, Capri was a pulsing tower of light.

Part of me was in denial, I knew that, but it was hard to count Capri as a reliable source.

Divorced or not, living together or not, Jerry was still attached to Capri heart and soul.

He never knew Capri when she was young and was startled to find she had that kind of fire.

I slammed the apartment window shut and decided Capri did not need a shower.

Even now, stuffed into a dress that was ten years old, drool and all, Capri was a knockout.

I have evidence, and I have a witness who fingered Capri, or someone who matches her description, as being with Mr.

All the while he led Capri Baumann to believe he wanted to work out a reconciliation.

He touched Capri lightly on her head, stroked her hair, and patted her tenderly on the shoulder.

Get rid of Ed and find a spot to hide Capri until we flushed out the real killer.

When I told him Capri was with Bill, and she was drunk besides, Jerry went nuts.

Jerry who looked the other way when Capri was drowning and needed help.

Liu left a note saying she seen you and Capri together, Capri stark naked, and that you were lovers.

Sends me photos of Capri and Bill, says Bill hired him to mail them to me, to hurt me.

Taped to the envelope was a confirmation form for a private water taxi to the island of Capri with a company called Taxi Del Mare.