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[Italian jeer-jen-tee]
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  1. former name of Agrigento.
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Examples from the Web for girgenti

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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

British Dictionary definitions for girgenti


  1. a former name (until 1927) of Agrigento
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