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 (pə-lûr′mō, -lâr′-, pä-lĕr′-)
A city of northwest Sicily, Italy, on the Tyrrhenian Sea. Founded by Phoenicians c. eighth century bc, it later became a Carthaginian military base and was conquered by Rome in 254-253. The Arabs held the city from ad 831 until 1072, when it became capital of the independent kingdom of Sicily (until 1194).


(pəˈlɛəməʊ; -ˈlɜː-; Italian paˈlɛrmo)
(Placename) the capital of Sicily, on the NW coast: founded by the Phoenicians in the 8th century bc Pop: 686 722 (2001)


(pəˈlɜr moʊ, -ˈlɛər-)

the capital of Sicily, in the NW part. 701,782.
Pa•ler′mi•tan (-mɪ tn) adj., n.
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Noun1.Palermo - the capital of SicilyPalermo - the capital of Sicily; located in northwestern Sicily; an important port for 3000 years
Sicilia, Sicily - the Italian region on the island of Sicily
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