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Lampedusa

(ˌlæmpɪˈdjuːzə)
n
(Placename) an island in the Mediterranean, between Malta and Tunisia. Area: about 21 sq km (8 sq miles)

Lampedusa

(ˌlæmpɪˈdjuːzə)
n
(Biography) Giuseppe Tomasi di. 1896–1957, Italian novelist: author of the historical novel The Leopard (1958)

Lam•pe•du•sa

(ˌlæm pɪˈdu sə, -zə)

n.
1. Giuseppe (Tomasi) di, 1896–1957, Italian novelist.
2. an island in the Mediterranean, between Tunisia and Malta: belonging to Italy.
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Lampedusa
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TAP) - The Forza Tounes association, on Saturday, called on the government to urgently intervene to regularise the situation of the 5,000 Tunisian illegal migrants detained at the Lampedusa reception centre in Italy after the serious incidents that took place between migrants and the Italian police on Friday night.
NATO forces spotted and rescued the fishermen from the water and took them to Italy's Lampedusa Island, according to a fisherman who received a phone call from his relative who was one of those rescued.
After seven years in Turin, RAI's Prix Italia (radio-TV and Web festival) will return to its itinerant nature for just its 68th edition and move to Lampedusa September 30-October 2, 2016.
Un groupe de migrants tunisiens a mis le feu au pavillon principal du centre d'accueil de refugies de Lampedusa, mardi soir, causant de graves dommages, apres avoir appris qu'ils seront rapatries dans leur pays d'origine.
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GENEVA, Oct 2 (KUNA) -- The International organization of migrations IOM on friday said, tomorrow (3rd October), Italy's Mediterranean island of Lampedusa will observe the second anniversary of a tragedy that took the lives of 368 migrants, who perished on 3rd October, 2013.
Byline: Lampedusa Unity Theatre, Liverpool By CATHERINE JONES
Alcatel-Lucent has provided TIM with a microwave link that will ensure continuous ultra-broadband connectivity between the Sicilian islands of Pantelleria and Lampedusa.
The migrants were found Thursday on four boats by two Italian Coast Guard patrol craft which sailed from the island of Lampedusa after receiving distress calls, ANSA news agency reported.
LAMPEDUSA (CyHAN)- Nearly 70 migrants, the vast majority of which suffered heavy burns, have been rescued by the Italian coastguard after two days on the Mediterranean Sea.
Summary: Military rescues 86 African migrants at sea off town of Zarzis aboard makeshift boat bound for Italian island of Lampedusa.
The best in Europe title went to Rabbit Beach, in Lampedusa, an island south of Italy, while Playa de Ses Illetes, on the Spanish Balearic Island of Formentera, came second.