Definition of Sicily in English:

Sicily

Line breaks: Si¦cily
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪsɪli
 
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A large Italian island in the Mediterranean, off the south-western tip of Italy; capital, Palermo. It is separated from the Italian mainland by the Strait of Messina and its highest point is the volcano Mount Etna. Italian name Sicilia.

Derivatives

Sicilian

Pronunciation: /sɪˈsɪlɪən/
adjective & noun
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  • Venice similarly dislodged its Austrian government and proclaimed a republic, while in the south, the Bourbons were forced to grant the Neapolitans and Sicilians an effective bill of rights.
  • A Sicilian, he was facing charges of aiding and abetting the mafia.
  • A 3.7 magnitude quake also hit Mount Etna, the Sicilian volcano which began erupting Sunday.

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