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Lip·a·ri Islands(lĭp′ə-rē, lē′pä-) Formerly Ae·o·li·an Islands (ē-ō′lē-ən)
A group of volcanic islands of Italy off the northeast coast of Sicily in the Tyrrhenian Sea. The islands have been inhabited since the Neolithic Period.
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(Placename) a group of volcanic islands under Italian administration off the N coast of Sicily: remains that form a continuous record from Neolithic times. Chief town: Lipari. Pop: 10 554 (2001). Area: 114 sq km (44 sq miles). Also called: Aeolian Islands Italian name: Isole Eolie
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Lip′a•ri Is′lands(ˈlɪp ə ri)
a group of volcanic islands N of Sicily, belonging to Italy. 10,043; 44 sq. mi. (114 sq. km).
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