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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(TAP) - A twinning agreement involving the Kneyes Islands and the Egadi Islands Marine Protected Area in Italy was signed by the Coastal Protection and Development Agency (APAL) at the kickoff meeting of the twinning programme of Specially Protected Areas of Mediterranean Importance (SPAMI) held recently in Italy, APAL said in a statement Wednesday.
Once through the Straits, the course leads north to the Aeolian Islands and the Stromboli, where the yachts turn west to the Egadi Islands. Passing between Marettimo and Favignana the crews head south towards the island of Lampedusa leaving Pantelleria to port.