[ lam-pi-doo-suh, -zuh; Italian lahm-pe-doo-zah ]
/ ˌlæm pɪˈdu sə, -zə; Italian ˌlɑm pɛˈdu zɑ /
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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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How to use Lampedusa in a sentence
Triton will begin patrolling the seas with six ships based in Lampedusa and Porto Empedocle in Sicily on November 1.Britain’s Let-Em-All-Die Policy|Nico Hines, Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I have walked through the boat junkyards and cemeteries with unmarked graves in Lampedusa many times.The Racism of Disaster Coverage|Barbie Latza Nadeau|July 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He fled Syria last year and landed on Lampedusa, off the Sicilian coast, last summer.Refugees Head to Sicily in ‘Biblical Exodus’|Barbie Latza Nadeau|April 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The migrants had come to Italy in October and November by way of Lampedusa on perilous fishing boats.
Despite the risk, more than 4,000 refugees, irregular migrants and asylum seekers came through Lampedusa in 2013 alone.
Lampedusa, on the other hand, consists of limestone, which lies about in great blocks on its surface.Rough Stone Monuments and Their Builders|T. Eric Peet
British Dictionary definitions for Lampedusa (1 of 2)
/ (ˌlæmpɪˈdjuːzə) /
an island in the Mediterranean, between Malta and Tunisia. Area: about 21 sq km (8 sq miles)
British Dictionary definitions for Lampedusa (2 of 2)
/ (ˌlæmpɪˈdjuːzə) /
Giuseppe Tomasi di. 1896–1957, Italian novelist: author of the historical novel The Leopard (1958)
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