It. name Sarˈdegna (sɑʀˈdeɪnjɑ; särdāˈnyä)
1. Italian island in the Mediterranean, south of Corsica: 9,194 sq mi (23,812 sq km)
2. region of Italy, comprising this island & small nearby islands: 9,301 sq mi (24,089 sq km); pop. 1,648,000; cap. Cagliari
3. former kingdom (1720-1860) including this region, Piedmont, Nice, Savoy (by which the kingdom was ruled), etc.
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Word origin of 'Sardinia'L < Gr Sardō