Definition of Magna Graecia in English:

Magna Graecia

proper noun

  • The ancient Greek cities of southern Italy, founded from c.750 BC onwards by colonists from Euboea, Sparta, and elsewhere in Greece.

Origin

Latin, literally ‘Great Greece’.

Pronunciation

Magna Graecia

/ˈɡriːʃə//ˌmaɡnə ˈɡriːsɪə/