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Stromboli

[strom-buh-lee; Italian strawm-baw-lee]
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noun
  1. an island off the NE coast of Sicily, in the Lipari group.
  2. an active volcano on this island. 3040 feet (927 meters).
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Examples from the Web for stromboli

Historical Examples

  • On his way he fell in with the Stromboli, from England, with a detachment of 200 marines.

    How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Very appropriately, Stromboli has been called “the lighthouse of the Mediterranean.”

    Volcanoes

    Robert I. Tilling

  • Stromboli has also been described by Spallanzani, Hoffmann, Daubeny, and others.

  • The plea of justification, that Booty ran into Hell, is hardly supported by evidence that he ran into the flames at Stromboli.

  • Captain Barnaby said he was certain it was old Booty, which he saw running over Stromboli and into the flames of hell.

    The Ghost World</p>

    T. F. Thiselton (Thomas Firminger Thiselton) Dyer


British Dictionary definitions for stromboli

Stromboli

noun
  1. an island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, in the Lipari Islands off the N coast of Sicily: famous for its active volcano, 927 m (3040 ft) high
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