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Caprera, or Cabrera, a small island in the Mediterranean, 2 miles from the N.E. coast of Sardinia. It has an area of 6,700 acres, and is rocky and barren. Garibaldi built himself a house there in 1854, to which he retired at intervals during his active life, and in which he spent much of the ten years that preceded his death in 1882.