[ pahn-tel-le-ree-ah ]
/ pɑnˌtɛl lɛˈri ɑ /
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an Italian island in the Mediterranean between Sicily and Tunisia. 10,000; 32 sq. mi. (83 sq. km).
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How to use Pantelleria in a sentence
Some miles to the north of Linosa lies the much larger volcanic island of Pantelleria, also a possession of Italy.
In the Mediterranean obsidian, a volcanic rock, occasionally took the place of flint, especially in Sardinia and Pantelleria.
British Dictionary definitions for Pantelleria
/ (Italian pantelleˈriːa) /
an Italian island in the Mediterranean, between Sicily and Tunisia: of volcanic origin; used by the Romans as a place of banishment. Pop: 7679 (2004 est). Area: 83 sq km (32 sq miles)Ancient name: Cossyra (kəˈsaɪrə)
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