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Cor·si·ca

 (kôr′sĭ-kə)
An island of France in the Mediterranean Sea north of Sardinia. Napoleon Bonaparte was born on the island, which was ceded to France by Genoa in 1768.

Cor′si·can adj. & n.

Corsica

(ˈkɔːsɪkə)
n
(Placename) an island in the Mediterranean, west of N Italy: forms, with 43 islets, a region of France; mountainous; settled by Greeks in about 560 bc; sold by Genoa to France in 1768. Capital: Ajaccio. Pop: 265 999 (2003 est). Area: 8682 sq km (3367 sq miles). French name: Corse

Cor•si•ca

(ˈkɔr sɪ kə)

n.
a French island in the Mediterranean, N of Sardinia: constitutes a metropolitan region of France. 250,000; 3367 sq. mi. (8720 sq. km). Cap.: Ajaccio. French, Corse.
Cor′si•can, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Corsica - an island in the MediterraneanCorsica - an island in the Mediterranean; with adjacent islets it constitutes a region of France
Mediterranean, Mediterranean Sea - the largest inland sea; between Europe and Africa and Asia
2.Corsica - a region of France on the island of Corsica; birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte
Armata Corsa, Corsican Army - a terrorist organization founded in 1999 to oppose the link between nationalists and the Corsican mafia; "the attacks of Armata Corsa are aimed at symbolic targets of colonialism in Corsica"
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
Translations
Korsika
Korsika
Korzika
Korzika
Corsica
Korsyka
Córsega
Corsica

Corsica

[ˈkɔːsɪkə] NCórcega f

Corsica

[ˈkɔːrsɪkə] nCorse f
in Corsica → en Corse

Corsica

nKorsika nt

Corsica

[ˈkɔːsɪkə] nCorsica