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(ˈsɪs ə li)

the largest island in the Mediterranean, constituting a region of Italy, and separated from the SW tip of the mainland by the Strait of Messina. 5,141,343; 9924 sq. mi. (25,705 sq. km). Cap.: Palermo. Italian, Sicilia. Ancient, Sicilia, Trinacria.
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Noun1.Sicilia - the Italian region on the island of SicilySicilia - the Italian region on the island of Sicily
Aegadean Islands, Aegadean Isles, Aegates, Egadi Islands, Isole Egadi - a group of islands off the west coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
Messina - a port city in northeastern Sicily on the Strait of Messina
Siracusa, Syracuse - a city in southeastern Sicily that was founded by Corinthians in the 8th century BC
Palermo - the capital of Sicily; located in northwestern Sicily; an important port for 3000 years
Acragas, Agrigento - a town in Italy in southwestern Sicily near the coast; the site of six Greek temples
Etna, Mount Etna, Mt Etna - an inactive volcano in Sicily; last erupted in 1961; the highest volcano in Europe (10,500 feet)
Sicilian - a resident of Sicily
2.Sicilia - the largest island in the Mediterranean
Passero, Cape Passero - a naval battle in the Mediterranean Sea off Cape Passero in which the Spanish navy was destroyed by France and England while attempting to recover Sicily and Sardinia from Italy (1719)
siege of Syracuse, Syracuse - the Athenian siege of Syracuse (415-413 BC) was eventually won by Syracuse
siege of Syracuse, Syracuse - the Roman siege of Syracuse (214-212 BC) was eventually won by the Romans who sacked the city (killing Archimedes)
Cape Passero, Passero Cape - a cape that forms the southeastern corner of the island of Sicily
Mediterranean, Mediterranean Sea - the largest inland sea; between Europe and Africa and Asia
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The annual Project Portfolio Management Day provides a dynamic forum for a cross section of business and public organizations to come together and discuss the strategies and solutions they are applying to transform their organizations, said Mike Sicilia, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Oracle Construction and Engineering.
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Quando gli spagnoli, avendo attraversato l'oceano Atlantico, misero per la prima volta piede su quello che credevano fosse suolo ueii India, gia gli aragonesi si trovavano in Sicilia da piu di duecento anni.
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