Examples from the Web for sicily
The Daily Beast has followed some of the refugees who landed in Sicily a month ago.
The Syrians who arrived in Sicily this week are lucky to be alive.
Once in Sicily, the refugees are processed and released by the Italian authorities, who have streamlined the experience.
A historic hilltop village in Sicily is selling homes for $1.25 each in exchange for long-term investment and restoration.
Triton will begin patrolling the seas with six ships based in Lampedusa and Porto Empedocle in Sicily on November 1.
Manfred became king of South Italy, with Sicily; but with no legal title.The World's Greatest Books, Vol XII.|Arthur Mee
The next point of interest will be Palermo, the most beautiful city of Sicily, which will be reached in one night from Naples.The Innocents Abroad|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The useless part of the population—the infirm and the aged—had for the most part been shipped off to Sicily.History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain.|William H. Prescott
Palermo is taken by the Normans, who reduce the whole of Sicily.
The next step in the great work was taken by Garibaldi, who now struck at the powerful kingdom of Naples and Sicily in the south.Famous Men and Great Events of the Nineteenth Century|Charles Morris
British Dictionary definitions for sicily
Word Origin and History for sicily
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.