maremma [muh-rem-uh] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural ma·rem·me [muh-rem-ee] /məˈrɛm i/.
- a marshy region near the seashore, especially in Italy.
- the miasma associated with such a region.
Origin of maremma 1825–35; Italian Latin maritima, feminine of maritimusExamples from the Web for maremma Historical Examples of maremma
But for the road, the carriage, it might have been in the Maremma for utter loneliness and freshness.
She could not look like the woman in Maremma, who had been a vagrant and a gipsy.
And they had no Maremma to separate them from this garden of theirs.
Every one knows the route; over the Maremma, between the sea and the mountains.
W. G. Collingwood
If the Maremma is as malarial as it is famed, it does not look it.
W. D. Howells
British Dictionary definitions for maremma maremma noun plural -me (-miː)
- a marshy unhealthy region near the shore, esp in Italy
Word Origin for maremma C19: from Italian, from Latin maritima maritime