[kal-tuh-nuh-set-uh; Italian kahl-tah-nees-set-tah]
- a city in central Sicily: cathedral; Norman monastery.
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I got there from Caltanissetta just before the train from Palermo arrived, and the buffo was p. 94looking out of the window.
Caltanissetta is a busy town of some 45,000 inhabitants near the middle of the island and about 2000 feet above the sea.
At Caltanissetta they told me that the trains were bringing fugitives from Messina all day and all night.
If anyone had asked his name, he would have said that he was Angelo Laria of Caltanissetta, a small farmer.Corleone
F. Marion Crawford
- a city in central Sicily: sulphur mines. Pop: 61 438 (2001)
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