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- adj. Of or relating to Sicily or its inhabitants.
- proper n. The language of Sicily.
- n. A native of Sicily.
- n. Any chess opening that starts 1 e4 c5.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to Sicily or its inhabitants.
- n. A native or inhabitant of Sicily.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to Sicily (a large island in the Mediterranean, south of Italy, now belonging to the kingdom of Italy) or its inhabitants.
- n. A native or a naturalised inhabitant of Sicily; specifically, a member of the indigenous Sicilian race, now a mixture of many races who in former times successively colonized parts of the island. See Siculian.
- n. In geology, the uppermost stage of the Pliocene Tertiary in southern Europe.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Sicily or the people of Sicily
- n. a resident of Sicily
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It is long since it became no wonder to us that the greatest and in fact the only, real pastoral poet should have been a Sicilian; but it is a marvel indeed, that, having forgotten to bring his _Eclogues_ with us, we cannot, through the whole of Sicily, find a copy of Theocitus for sale, though there is a _Sicilian_ translation of him to be had at Palermo.
Kristin, Je pense que c'est plutôt "à la sicilienne" ... something tells me that "Sicilian" is not feminine enough.
The pizza that people were calling grandma looked like a thin Sicilian slice.
In France, they're a vital component of ratatouille, along with peppers and tomatoes; they play a starring role in Sicilian caponata, that combination of aubergine, celery, tomatoes and capers; and they are at their velvety best in southern Italian melanzane parmigiana, the meltingly delicious dish of layered aubergine, tomato and cheese; and, of course, Greeks love moussaka (see today's recipe).
Coral work is usually called Sicilian work, though it was also sometimes executed in Spain.
In those days it was almost all what you would call Italian, but what I call Sicilian, because to me there’s a big difference.
Nicknamed the “Shark of Messina,” the Sicilian is the big “foreign” threat for the Spanish GC riders.
While we're on Turkey: we got six figs so far off the Brown Turkey fig up along the warm wall, and about five off the White Sicilian, which is more decorative as a specimen tree but more delicate.
The Sicilian were the only cities which they had ever encountered similar in character to their own,49 having the same democratic institutions and strong in ships, cavalry, and population.
All anyone could talk about now was the coming confrontation between Crassus and Pompey; the plight of the Sicilian was a bore.