Egadi Islands
or ancient Aegates Islands geographical name islands Italy off W coast of Sicily area 15 square miles (39 square kilometers), population 4335

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  • Egadi Islands — ▪ islands, Italy Italian  Isole Egadi,  also called  Aegadian Islands,  Latin  Aegates Insulae,         small mountainous group of islets belonging to Italy, in the Mediterranean just off the western coast of Sicily, with a total area of 15… …   Universalium

  • Egadi Islands — noun a group of islands off the west coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean • Syn: ↑Aegadean Isles, ↑Aegadean Islands, ↑Isole Egadi, ↑Aegates • Instance Hypernyms: ↑island • Part Holonyms: ↑Sicily …   Useful english dictionary

  • Egadi — /eg euh dee/; It., /e gah dee/, n. a group of islands in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of W Sicily. 15 sq. mi. (39 sq. km). Also called Aegadian Islands, Aegadean Islands. Ancient, Aegates. * * * …   Universalium

  • Egadi — /eg euh dee/; It., /e gah dee/, n. a group of islands in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of W Sicily. 15 sq. mi. (39 sq. km). Also called Aegadian Islands, Aegadean Islands. Ancient, Aegates …   Useful english dictionary

  • Egadi — E•ga•di [[t]ˈɛg ə di[/t]] n. pl. geg a group of islands in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of W Sicily. 15 sq. mi. (39 sq. km) Also called Aegadian Islands Ancient, Aegates …   From formal English to slang

  • Aegadian Islands — noun ɪˈɡeɪdiən ˈaɪlændz A group of islands located off the western coast of Sicily. In the Mediterranean and Adriatic seas lie several archipelagos of small Italian islands, some measuring only a few hundred meters across: the Pontine Islands,… …   Wiktionary

  • Aegadean Islands — noun a group of islands off the west coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean • Syn: ↑Egadi Islands, ↑Aegadean Isles, ↑Isole Egadi, ↑Aegates • Instance Hypernyms: ↑island • Part Holonyms: ↑Sicily …   Useful english dictionary

  • Isole Egadi — noun a group of islands off the west coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean • Syn: ↑Egadi Islands, ↑Aegadean Isles, ↑Aegadean Islands, ↑Aegates • Instance Hypernyms: ↑island • Part Holonyms: ↑Si …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aegates Islands — geographical name see Egadi Islands …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Aegadian Islands — The Aegadian Islands (Italian: Isole Egadi ; Latin: Aegates Insulae ), are a group of small mountainous islands in the Mediterranean Sea off the northwest coast of Sicily, Italy, near the city of Trapani, with a total area of… …   Wikipedia

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