[ kal-tuh-nuh-set-uh; Italian kahl-tah-nees-set-tah ]
/ ˌkæl tə nəˈsɛt ə; Italian ˌkɑl tɑ nisˈsɛt tɑ /
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a city in central Sicily: cathedral; Norman monastery.
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How to use Caltanissetta in a sentence

  • At Caltanissetta they told me that the trains were bringing fugitives from Messina all day and all night.

    Castellinaria|Henry Festing Jones
  • If anyone had asked his name, he would have said that he was Angelo Laria of Caltanissetta, a small farmer.

    Corleone|F. Marion Crawford
  • I got there from Caltanissetta just before the train from Palermo arrived, and the buffo was p. 94looking out of the window.

    Castellinaria|Henry Festing Jones
  • Caltanissetta is a busy town of some 45,000 inhabitants near the middle of the island and about 2000 feet above the sea.

    Castellinaria|Henry Festing Jones

British Dictionary definitions for Caltanissetta

/ (Italian kaltanisˈsɛtta) /

a city in central Sicily: sulphur mines. Pop: 61 438 (2001)
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