- a seaport in NE Sicily.
- Strait of, a strait between Sicily and Italy. 2½ miles (4 km) wide.
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Examples from the Web for messina
A Northport, Long Island native, Messina discovered theater in high school.
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Now, not only do people recognize Messina, they stop him on the street and demand that he answer for his characters.
Over the weekend, 111 Ethiopians jumped the fence at a Messina refugee camp and disappeared.Refugees Head to Sicily in ‘Biblical Exodus’
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Leslie, for instance, had such a set that I left him at Messina.
At Messina they took on coal, oranges, five Americans, and one Englishman.Charles Carleton Coffin
William Elliot Griffis, D. D.
The coming off of his waistcoat button was the destruction of Messina.
Squadron after squadron begins to crowd the Straits of Messina.The Story of the Barbary Corsairs
The prince had a half-brother, who came from the wars along with him to Messina.Tales from Shakespeare
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- a port in NE Sicily, on the Strait of Messina : colonized by Greeks around 730 bc; under Spanish rule (1282–1676 and 1678–1713); university (1549). Pop: 252 026 (2001)
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