Definition of Fata Morgana in English:

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Fata Morgana

Pronunciation: /ˌfɑːtə mɔːˈɡɑːnə/

noun

A mirage: the war sometimes seemed unreal, more Fata Morgana than memory

Origin

Italian, literally 'fairy Morgan'; originally referring to a mirage seen in the Strait of Messina between Italy and Sicily and attributed to Morgan le Fay, whose legend and reputation were carried to Sicily by Norman settlers.

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