Meaning of Vesuvius

English: Vesuvius
Hindi: विसुवियस
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा

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Definition: 1

Mount, an active volcano in SW Italy, near Naples. Its eruption destroyed the ancient cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum a.d. 79. About 3900 feet (1190 meters).

Definition: 2

a volcano in SW Italy, on the Bay of Naples: first recorded eruption in 79 ad, which destroyed Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Stabiae; numerous eruptions since then. Average height: 1220 m (4003 ft) Italian name Vesuvio (veˈzuːvjo)