Egadi Islands


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Eg·a·di Islands

 (ĕg′ə-dē) also Ae·ga·de·an Isles (ē-gā′dē-ən) or Ae·ga·tes (-tēz)
An island group of southwest Italy in the Mediterranean Sea west of Sicily. A Roman naval victory over the Carthaginians, achieved in a battle fought in the waters off the islands in 241 bc, ended the First Punic War.
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Noun1.Egadi Islands - a group of islands off the west coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean
Sicilia, Sicily - the Italian region on the island of Sicily
Mediterranean, Mediterranean Sea - the largest inland sea; between Europe and Africa and Asia
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Baia dei Mulini hotel is situated in Erice Mare, Trapani, just in front of Egadi Islands.
It was a fine day so we parked in Trapani and took the cable car so we could survey the north western coast and the Egadi islands.
Set in a small village of tuna fishermen on one of Sicily's Egadi Islands and unfolding over the course of a year, the story focuses on a humble family whose father (Marcello Mazzarella) has begun teaching his 14-year-old son Turi (Ignazio Ernandes) to work the nets.