Tyrrhenian Sea


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Tyr·rhe·ni·an Sea

 (tə-rē′nē-ən)
An arm of the Mediterranean Sea between the Italian peninsula and the islands of Corsica, Sardinia, and Sicily. The Strait of Messina connects it with the Ionian Sea.

Tyrrhenian Sea

(tɪˈriːnɪən)
n
(Placename) an arm of the Mediterranean between Italy and the islands of Corsica, Sardinia, and Sicily

Tyr•rhe′ni•an Sea′

(tɪˈri ni ən)
n.
a part of the Mediterranean, bounded by W Italy, Corsica, Sardinia, and Sicily.
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Noun1.Tyrrhenian Sea - an arm of the Mediterranean between Italy and the islands of Corsica and Sardinia and SicilyTyrrhenian Sea - an arm of the Mediterranean between Italy and the islands of Corsica and Sardinia and Sicily
Mediterranean, Mediterranean Sea - the largest inland sea; between Europe and Africa and Asia
Translations
Tyrrhenisches Meer

Tyrrhenian Sea

[tɪˌriːniənˈsiː] n
the Tyrrhenian Sea → la mer Tyrrhénienne

Tyrrhenian Sea

nTyrrhenisches Meer

Tyrrhenian Sea

[tɪˌriːnɪənˈsiː] n the Tyrrhenian Seail mar Tirreno
References in classic literature ?
The Opici inhabit that part which lies towards the Tyrrhenian Sea, who both now are and formerly were called Ausonians.
The defensive German "Gustav Line" ran across Italy from north of the Gariglinno River on the Tyrrhenian Sea in the Western coast, to the mouth of the Sangro River on the Adriatic Sea, on the Eastern coast of Italy.
The renovations extend over a more-than-35,000 square meter area overlooking the Gulf of the Poets, a truly strategic area for mega-yacht traffic in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Baglietto currently offers its clients a full range of products and services between 35 meters and 65 meters in length in the planning and displacement segments, plus a 'tender' line, with a 13 meter and a 19-meter MV model.
The column of ash spewing from the Italian island could be seen for miles around as it rose 6000ft above the Tyrrhenian Sea.
The column of ash spewing from the Italian island could be seen for miles around as it rose 6,000ft above the Tyrrhenian Sea. Tourists hurled themselves into the ocean to escape the hot plume.
Next, he challenged Tuscan tradition by establishing the Ornellaia estate in Maremma's Bolgheri subregion, reclaimed from swampland to reveal a mosaic of soils washed in coastal sunshine and cooled by Tyrrhenian Sea breeze.
Home to a capital city of the same name, whose crescent-shaped port was overlooked by mountains, the region stood on the Gulf of Salerno, an inlet of the Tyrrhenian Sea. The region's economy focused on growing, processing, and trading in fruit, vegetables, and tobacco.
It covers the western Mediterranean Sea waters, which extend along the Northern Alboran Sea, the Gulf of Lion and the Tyrrhenian Sea, covering the Balearic archipelago and the islands of Corsica and Sardinia and concerns mainly France, Italy and Spain.
A total of 138 live specimens were obtained from station C (Tyrrhenian Sea), whose mean population density was estimated at 7.7 [+ or -] 4 individuals [m.sup.-2].
The flooding also interrupted train service in parts of the Tuscan coast along the Tyrrhenian Sea. --SPA 21:17 LOCAL TIME 18:17 GMT