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[jey-luh; Italian je-lah]
  1. a city in S Sicily, Italy, on the Mediterranean Sea.
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Historical Examples

  • Thucydides, however, says that it was founded by a colony from Gela.

    Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. I of II)

    Charles Bucke

  • After these, some of the people of Gela also joined his army.

  • His breast heaved as of yore in mingled joy and grief, and "Gela, my Gela!"

  • And what Gela failed to find out was seen by other eyes and heard by other ears.

  • He died in 477, and was succeeded by his brother Hiero I. who had till then ruled over Gela.

    A Manual of Ancient History

    A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren