Examples from the Web for sicilian
Sicilian seaports that will facilitate the shipment have already stepped up security measures, especially on incoming vessels.Italy Steps Up Security Over Alleged ISIS Plot to Kill The Pope|Barbie Latza Nadeau|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Benedetto Ceraulo, the Sicilian hitman, was given a life sentence.
Beneath the Sicilian streets are rooms filled with monks, lawyers, babies, and virgins.Palermo Has an Underground City Filled With Its Mummified Dead|Nina Strochlic|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He heard about the Sicilian project and returned to the island.
He fled Syria last year and landed on Lampedusa, off the Sicilian coast, last summer.
This honour was long the highest object of ambition, and so it seemed to Jacobus Pizinga, an illustrious Sicilian magistrate.The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy|Jacob Burckhardt
That Sicilian officer—I could have sworn that I had seen him before.Mr. Midshipman Easy|Captain Frederick Marryat
England did not favor the idea of placing a Sicilian prince on the throne of Spain by the aid of a French duke.Louis Philippe|John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
The present volume contains a selection from the most dramatic and characteristic of his Sicilian tales.The Continental Dragoon|Robert Neilson Stephens
I am looking for some one who lives here, a Sicilian boy called Ruffo.A Spirit in Prison|Robert Hichens
British Dictionary definitions for sicilian (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for sicilian (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for sicilian
island off the southwest tip of Italy, from Latin Sicilia, from Greek Sikelia, from Sikeloi (plural) "Sicilians," from the name of an ancient people living along the Tiber, whence part of them emigrated to the island that was thereafter named for them. The Greeks distinguished Sikeliotes "a Greek colonist in Sicily" from Sikelos "a native Sicilian." Related: Sicilian.