Share this entry

Share this page

Corsica

Syllabification: Cor·si·ca
Pronunciation: /ˈkôrsəkə
 
/

Definition of Corsica in English:

A mountainous island off the western coast of Italy that forms an administrative region of France; population 273,000 (est. 2004); chief towns, Bastia (northern department) and Ajaccio (southern department). It was the birthplace of Napoleon I. French name Corse.

Definition of Corsica in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day reciprocity
Pronunciation: ˌresəˈpräsədē
noun
exchanging things with others for mutual benefit…