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 (ĕt′nə), Mount
See Mount Etna.


also Aet·na  (ĕt′nə), Mount
A volcano, about 3,345 m (10,975 ft) high, of eastern Sicily. Since ancient times it has been one of the world's most active volcanoes.


(Placename) the Latin name for Mount Etna


(ˈɛt nə)

Mount, Etna, Mount.
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Pindar represents him as buried under Aetna, and Tzetzes reads Aetna in this passage.
You might as well set Mount AEtna on them flat, and tell them to stand up under it, as tell me to elevate my servants under all the superincumbent mass of society upon them.
Aetna, and I have myself seen a man come out of a wine cellar.
Then with expanded wings he stears his flight Aloft, incumbent on the dusky Air That felt unusual weight, till on dry Land He lights, if it were Land that ever burn'd With solid, as the Lake with liquid fire; And such appear'd in hue, as when the force Of subterranean wind transports a Hill Torn from PELORUS, or the shatter'd side Of thundring AETNA, whose combustible And fewel'd entrals thence conceiving Fire, Sublim'd with Mineral fury, aid the Winds, And leave a singed bottom all involv'd With stench and smoak: Such resting found the sole Of unblest feet.
The merry scholar had never dreamed that there was boiling lava, furious and profound, beneath the snowy brow of AEtna.
He would come triumphantly flying out of Vesuvius and Aetna ahead of the lava, and would boil unharmed in the hot springs of Iceland, and would float majestically down the Ganges and the Nile.
Another instant, and even the summit of Mount Aetna had become so blue in the distance, that she could scarcely distinguish it from the smoke that gushed out of its crater.
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