Trinacrian


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Trinacrian

(trɪˈneɪkrɪən; traɪ-)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Trinacria (the Latin name for Sicily) or its inhabitants
References in classic literature ?
Farr less abhorrd then these Vex'd SCYLLA bathing in the Sea that parts CALABRIA from the hoarce TRINACRIAN shore: Nor uglier follow the Night-Hag, when call'd In secret, riding through the Air she comes Lur'd with the smell of infant blood, to dance With LAPLAND Witches, while the labouring Moon Eclipses at thir charms.
So may this legend for awhile, If greeted by your classic smile, Though dead in its Trinacrian Enna, Blossom again on a colder isle.
Far less abhorred than these Vexed Scylla bathing in the sea that parts Calabria from the hoarse Trinacrian shore.