[ US /ˈsɪsəɫi/ ]
- the Italian region on the island of Sicily
- the largest island in the Mediterranean
How To Use Sicily In A Sentence
- The following brief passage mentions the Sicilian Greek city of Segesta's alliance with Carthage against the Sicilian Greek city of Akragas (Girgenti) in 409 B.C., then briefly describes who bears most responsibility for the destruction of Sicily's Greek architecture. Greek Cities in Italy and Sicily by David Randall-MacIver (1931)
- On the evening of 24 May 1941, British lieutenant commander Malcolm Wanklyn, in command of the submarine Upholder, sighted an enemy troop convoy strongly escorted by destroyers off Sicily.
- The force sent to Sicily consisted of 134 triremes and 27,000 men, the largest Athens had ever fielded.
- In 244 he seized Eryx in Sicily but was unable to raise the siege of Drepana.
- The poverty-stricken viceroyalty of Sardinia contributed little, Sicily somewhat more; most of the burden fell on Naples.
- This is the beginning of Olympia I, which is written for a tyrant in Sicily by the name of Heron.
- His beginning position was stylized Sicily Defence.
- The Normans; or rather the private adventurers of that warlike people, who founded a powerful kingdom in Apulia and Sicily, shook the throne of Constantinople, displayed the trophies of chivalry, and almost realized the wonders of romance. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
- Southern Sicily gets warm sea breezes straight from Africa that help keep it feeling summery long into autumn. Times, Sunday Times
- It seems that between Italy and Sicily there is a strait called Faro of Messina, where the tide ebbs and flows every six hours, and the fickleness of lucks tides in Faro where it ebbs and flows every six minutes, furnishes a felicitous illustration of the whimsicalness of the tides of Faro de Messina, and the game may have derived its name from that fact. A Controversy Between "Erskine" and "W. M." on the Practicability of Suppressing Gambling.