HyperDic: sicily

English > 2 senses of the word Sicily:
NOUNlocationSicily, Siciliathe Italian region on the island of Sicily
locationSicily, Siciliathe largest island in the Mediterranean
Sicily > pronunciation
Soundssih'sahliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > Sicily: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe Italian region on the island of Sicily.
SynonymSicilia
Instance ofItalian regionItaly is divided into 20 regions for administrative purposes
MembersSicilianA resident of Sicily
Part ofItaly, Italian Republic, ItaliaA republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula
PartsAgrigento, AcragasA town in Italy in southwestern Sicily / Sicily near the coast
Egadi Islands, Aegadean Isles, Aegadean Islands, Isole Egadi, AegatesA group of islands off the west coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean
Etna, Mount Etna, Mt EtnaAn inactive volcano in Sicily
MessinaA port city in northeastern Sicily / Sicily on the Strait of Messina
PalermoThe capital of Sicily
Syracuse, SiracusaA city in southeastern Sicily / Sicily that was founded by Corinthians in the 8th century BC
SpanishSicilia
CatalanSicilia, Sicília
AdjectivesSicilianof or relating to or characteristic of Sicily or the people of Sicily
English > Sicily: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningThe largest island in the Mediterranean.
SynonymSicilia
Instance ofislandA land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
Part ofMediterranean, Mediterranean SeaThe largest inland sea
PartsCape Passero, Passero CapeA cape that forms the southeastern corner of the island of Sicily
Region ofPassero, Cape PasseroA naval battle in the Mediterranean Sea off Cape Passero in which the Spanish navy was destroyed by France and England while attempting to recover Sicily and Sardinia from Italy (1719)
Syracuse, siege of SyracuseThe Athenian siege of Syracuse (415-413 BC) was eventually won by Syracuse
Syracuse, siege of SyracuseThe Roman siege of Syracuse (214-212 BC) was eventually won by the Romans who sacked the city (killing Archimedes)
SpanishSicilia
CatalanSicília
AdjectivesSicilianof or relating to or characteristic of Sicily or the people of Sicily

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