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[jey-luh; Italian je-lah] /ˈdʒeɪ lə; Italian ˈdʒɛ lɑ/
a city in S Sicily, Italy, on the Mediterranean Sea. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • There were light footsteps behind her, but Gela, lost in sorrow and prayer, heeded them not.

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  • Thucydides, however, says that it was founded by a colony from Gela.

  • The Gela is at times a very violent stream, as the following description of Ovid bears witness.

    The River-Names of Europe Robert Ferguson
  • And what Gela failed to find out was seen by other eyes and heard by other ears.

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  • Small contingents also arrived, in answer to the call of Gylippus, from Gela and Selinus.

  • And thou wilt be true to me, Gela, and wait patiently till I come back, and not give thy heart to another?

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  • Gelatin′iform, having the form of Gelatine; Gela′tinoid, like Gelatine; Gelat′inous, resembling or formed into jelly.

  • Gela, his26 first love, was now at his side to tend him and bless him for ever as she could never have done on earth.

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  • He died in 477, and was succeeded by his brother Hiero I. who had till then ruled over Gela.

    A Manual of Ancient History A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren
  • There is a curious story related as to his death, which took place at Gela in 456 B.C.

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