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 (ä′grĭ-jĕn′tō, ăg′rĭ-)
A city of southwest Sicily, Italy, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. It was founded c. 580 bc by Greek colonists.


(Italian aɡriˈdʒɛnto)
(Placename) a town in Italy, in SW Sicily: site of six Greek temples. Pop: 54 619 (2001). Former name (until 1927): Girgenti


(ˌɑ griˈdʒɛn tɔ)

a city in S Italy. 51,931.
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Noun1.Agrigento - a town in Italy in southwestern Sicily near the coastAgrigento - a town in Italy in southwestern Sicily near the coast; the site of six Greek temples
Sicilia, Sicily - the Italian region on the island of Sicily
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The second edition contains new chapters on the site of Poseidonia (Paestum) in Magna Graecia (Southern Italy), and the unusual temple of Zeus at Akragas (Agrigento) in Sicily.
The azalea is grown while we sleep In Selinunt', In Akragas Coke.
Some of the clubs targeted by the investigation are Pro Patria, Barletta, Brindisi, L'Aquila, Neapolis, Mugnano, Torres, Vigor-Lametia, Santarcangelo, Sorrento, Montalto, Puteolana, Akragas and San Severo, police said.