Orycteropus is peculiar among Edentates in that the Ischia do not unite with the vertebral column.
"There is a thunder-storm coming up from Ischia, I believe," said Artois.
Lying in the same direction are the islands of Procida and Ischia, also volcanic.
Francesco was born in the castle on Ischia in 1489, and was one year older than Vittoria.
The islands of Procida and Ischia continue and complete this side of the bay, which is about twenty miles long as the boat sails.
It was of this that Ibsen said he could not have written it any nearer home than Ischia and Sorrento.
Off Ischia we had the news that put the Admiral into a fury we were glad to see him in again.
The central feature of Ischia is the great crater of Epomeo (a, Fig. 14).
Similarly, on the 28th of July 1883, he hurried to Ischia, where an earthquake had engulfed some 5000 persons.
It is six or seven hours from here to Ischia, if the wind holds.
"the seat bone," 1640s, from Latin, from Greek iskhion "hip joint," in plural, "the hips," probably from iskhi "loin," of unknown origin.
ischium is·chi·um (ĭs'kē-əm)
n. pl. is·chi·a (-kē-ə)
The lowest of the three major bones that constitute each half of the pelvis, distinct at birth but later becoming fused with the ilium and pubis. Also called ischial bone.