a group of islands in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of western Sicily. 15 sq. mi. (39 sq. km).
- Also called Ae·ga·di·an Is·lands, Ae·ga·de·an Is·lands [ih-gey-dee-uhn ahy-luhndz] /ɪˈgeɪ di ən ˈaɪ ləndz/ .
- Ancient Ae·ga·tes [ih-gey-teez] /ɪˈgeɪ tiz/ .
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