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[Italian jeer-jen-tee] /Italian dʒirˈdʒɛn ti/
former name of Agrigento. Unabridged
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  • Girgenti is full of corn; the money is ready to pay for it; we do not ask it as a gift.

  • Now one may go anywhere about Girgenti with perfect security.

    Vistas in Sicily Arthur Stanley Riggs
  • He is Panzini's junior by three years, having been born in Girgenti, June 28, 1867.

    Idling in Italy Joseph Collins
  • If a train went our way at our time, as it did from Syracuse to Girgenti, we took it.

    Vacation days in Greece Rufus B. Richardson
  • For the corroboration of the latter half, go to Girgenti and circumspice.

    Vacation days in Greece Rufus B. Richardson
  • The next day they were off Girgenti, the port at which they hoped to obtain a cargo.

  • My father was stopping at Girgenti, with his wife and Paolo, who was then six years old.

    Cord and Creese James de Mille
  • It is not always one gets such a lucky combination of circumstances as we did at Girgenti.

  • The route to Girgenti from Syracuse is the most circuitous piece of railway communication in the island.

    The Mediterranean

    T. G. (Thomas Gray) Bonney, E. A. R. Ball, H. D. Traill, Grant Allen, and Arthur Griffiths
British Dictionary definitions for Girgenti


/Italian dʒirˈdʒɛnti/
a former name (until 1927) of Agrigento
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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