Lampedusa

[lam-pi-doo-suh, -zuh; Italian lahm-pe-doo-zah]
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noun

Giu·sep·pe (To·ma·si) di [joo-zep-pe taw-mah-zee-dee] /dʒuˈzɛp pɛ tɔˈmɑ zi di/, 1896–1957, Italian novelist.
an island in the Mediterranean, between Tunisia and Malta: belonging to Italy.

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Lampedusa

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noun

an island in the Mediterranean, between Malta and Tunisia. Area: about 21 sq km (8 sq miles)

Lampedusa

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Giuseppe Tomasi di. 1896–1957, Italian novelist: author of the historical novel The Leopard (1958)
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