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EtymologyEdit

From Italian Sicilia, from Latin Sicilia, from Ancient Greek Σικελία (Sikelía), from Σίκελος (Síkelos, Sicel).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈsɪsɨli/
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Sicily (plural Sicilies) (see usage notes below)

  1. The largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, politically part of Italy and thus of Southern Europe, but geographically also close to Africa, and separated from Tunisia and Libya by the Strait of Sicily.
  2. An autonomous region of the Italian Republic, officially named Regione Siciliana (Sicilian Region).

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