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Trinacria

[trih-ney-kree-uh, -nak-ree-uh, trahy-]
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noun
  1. an ancient name of Sicily.
Related formsTri·na·cri·an, adjective
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Examples from the Web for trinacria

Historical Examples

  • Scarcely less mischievous than these sowers of dissension, is the barber-surgeon, who still flourishes in Trinacria.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXXXII.

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  • This piano solo was the nearest approach to chamber music that a thorough search and research revealed in the island of Trinacria.

  • It was anciently called Trinacria, from its triangular shape, and is about six hundred miles in circumference.

  • Its shape is so regularly three-cornered, that Triangle or Triple-point (Trinacria) was one of its ancient names.

  • Acestes was king of Eryx in Sicily, which was called 'Trinacria' from its three promontories.


British Dictionary definitions for trinacria

Trinacria

noun
  1. the Latin name for Sicily
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