Sicilian


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Si·cil·ian

 (sĭ-sĭl′yən)
adj.
Of or relating to Sicily or its people, language, or culture.
n.
1.
a. A native or inhabitant of Sicily.
b. A person of Sicilian ancestry.
2. The Romance language spoken by many Sicilians in daily life. Sicilian is sometimes considered a dialect of Italian.

Sicilian

(sɪˈsɪlɪən)
adj
1. (Placename) of or relating to Sicily or its inhabitants
2. (Peoples) of or relating to Sicily or its inhabitants
n
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Sicily

Si•cil•ian

(sɪˈsɪl yən, -ˈsɪl i ən)
n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Sicily.
2. the Romance speech of the modern inhabitants of Sicily, usu. considered a dialect of Italian.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to Sicily, its inhabitants, or their speech.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Sicilian - a resident of SicilySicilian - a resident of Sicily      
Sicilia, Sicily - the Italian region on the island of Sicily
Italian - a native or inhabitant of Italy
mafioso - a member of the Sicilian Mafia
Adj.1.Sicilian - of or relating to or characteristic of Sicily or the people of Sicily; "the Sicilian Mafia"
Translations

Sicilian

[sɪˈsɪlɪən]
A. ADJsiciliano
B. N
1. (= person) → siciliano/a m/f
2. (Ling) → siciliano m

Sicilian

[sɪˈsɪliən]
adjsicilien(ne)
n
(= person) → Sicilien(ne) m/f
(= language) → sicilien m

Sicilian

adjsizilianisch
n
Sizilianer(in) m(f)
(Ling) → Sizilianisch nt

Sicilian

[sɪˈsɪlɪən] adj & nsiciliano/a
References in classic literature ?
For the two men were singularly well matched, the prince using his skill with a sort of cynical confidence, the Sicilian using his with a murderous care.
Agathocles, the Sicilian,[*] became King of Syracuse not only from a private but from a low and abject position.
suddenly cried the Sicilian seaman, who being posted at the mizen-mast-head, stood directly behind Ahab, though somewhat lower than his level, and with a deep gulf of air dividing them.
For it is most true, that a natural and secret hatred, and aversation towards society, in any man, hath somewhat of the savage beast; but it is most untrue, that it should have any character at all, of the divine nature; except it proceed, not out of a pleasure in solitude, but out of a love and desire to sequester a man's self, for a higher conversation: such as is found to have been falsely and feignedly in some of the heathen; as Epimenides the Candian, Numa the Roman, Empedocles the Sicilian, and Apollonius of Tyana; and truly and really, in divers of the ancient hermits and holy fathers of the church.
Apart - like fire-flies in Sicilian night, And wing to other worlds another light
Gringoire had succeeded in learning that, while a mere child, she had traversed Spain and Catalonia, even to Sicily; he believed that she had even been taken by the caravan of Zingari, of which she formed a part, to the kingdom of Algiers, a country situated in Achaia, which country adjoins, on one side Albania and Greece; on the other, the Sicilian Sea, which is the road to Constantinople.
It is about 8 miles thence to the Sicilian coast, so Ulysses may be perfectly well told that after passing Scylla he will come to the Thrinacian island or Sicily.
And in many of the southern and Sicilian provinces the jingle of the telephone bell is still an unfamiliar sound.
Take care that the French do not take their revenge on you for the Sicilian vespers.
The door was opened by a swarthy foreign-looking maid, with a prominent bosom under a gay neckerchief, whom he vaguely fancied to be Sicilian.
with the perfectly sincere poems of the Greek Theocritus, who gives genuine expression to the life of actual Sicilian shepherds.
Then you would not approve of Syracusan dinners, and the refinements of Sicilian cookery?