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 (ĭs′kē-ə, ē′skyä)
An island of southern Italy in the Tyrrhenian Sea at the entrance to the Bay of Naples. It is a tourist center and health resort noted for its warm mineral springs.
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(ˈiːskjɑː; ˈɪskɪə)
(Placename) a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, at the N end of the Bay of Naples. Area: 47 sq km (18 sq miles)
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(ˈi skyɑ)

an Italian island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, W of Naples. 18 sq. mi. (47 sq. km).
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Noun1.Ischia - a volcanic island (part of Campania) in the Tyrrhenian Sea at the north end of the Bay of NaplesIschia - a volcanic island (part of Campania) in the Tyrrhenian Sea at the north end of the Bay of Naples
Campania - a region of southwestern Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea including the islands of Capri and Ischia
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Two or three of us had been resting ourselves among the tranquil and beautiful scenery of the island of Ischia, eighteen miles out in the harbor, for two days; we called it "resting," but I do not remember now what the resting consisted of, for when we got back to Naples we had not slept for forty-eight hours.
While writing this, Nietzsche is supposed to have been thinking of the island of Ischia which was ultimately destroyed by an earthquake.
Hotel Mezzatorre reopened on the Italian island of Ischia following an update by the Pellicano Hotels collection.
Pour one at your next party and your guests will feel like they just stepped from the deck of a yacht onto the rocky coast of Ischia.
Lady Ischia 1.20 Gowran Park 1pt each-way The Big Dog and Voix Des Tiep are likely to fight it out for favouritism in the 2m4f maiden hurdle, but the value option might be Lady Ischia, who travelled well for a long way on her return at Limerick over Christmas.
The volcanic island of Ischia is part of which European country?
Ischia is a volcanic island that lies at the northern end of the Gulf of Naples in southern Italy and it was one of the main filming locations for the 1999 film The Talented Mr Ripley starring Matt Damon and Jude Law.
Most of Italy is earthquake-prone: The last serious event took place in August, when two people were killed by a 4.0-magnitude quake in the southern island of Ischia.
Ischia -- G7 countries and tech giants including Google, Facebook and Twitter on Friday agreed to work together to block the dissemination of Islamist extremism over the internet.
A minute's silence was observed ahead of the games to honour the victims of the earthquake which struck in the island of Ischia earlier this week.
A report from the Philippine Embassy in Rome stated that the quake in the island of Ischia, a popular tourist destination off the Tyrrhenian Sea, left at least two dead and dozens other injured, the DFA said in statement on Tuesday night.