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Segesta

[ si-jes-tuh; Italian se-jes-tah ]
/ sɪˈdʒɛs tə; Italian sɛˈdʒɛs tɑ /
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noun

Also Segeste. an ancient Greek and Carthaginian city in NW Sicily: near present-day Alcamo.

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