Examples from the Web for sardinia
The miner crisis is the latest in a series of austerity-driven protests across the island of Sardinia.
Closures of schools, hospitals, and mines and factories like the ones in Sardinia are the direct results of the austerity cuts.
By the time Putin joined Berlusconi on his n-th trip to Sardinia, in 2003, they were already on hugging terms.
German forces were built up in Greece and Sardinia, which proved disastrous for the Nazis.
This summer the 72-year-old media mogul is only spending a handful of days in Sardinia.
In the small islands of Sardinia and Corsica, there are some quadrupeds and insects, and many plants, quite peculiar.The Malay Archipelago|Alfred Russell Wallace
Madame de G—— had a cousin, the wife of the Ambassador to Sardinia.The Marquis D'Argenson: A Study in Criticism|Arthur Ogle
The Court of Vienna insisted that Sardinia should only be allowed to treat of the question of disarmament.Builders of United Italy|Rupert Sargent Holland
It smelt very much as it did in the dominions of his majesty of Sardinia—sweet-briar, hawthorn, violets and all.Pencillings by the Way|N. Parker Willis
Against the king of Sardinia alone they accomplished little.
British Dictionary definitions for sardinia
Word Origin and History for sardinia
large island west of Italy, Latin, from Greek Sardo; perhaps named for the local Iberian people who settled there; the original form and meaning of the name is lost. A Punic (Phoenician) stelle from 7c. B.C.E. refers to it as Shardan. The oblique cases are sometimes Sardonos, etc., as if from *Sardon. Related: Sardinian.