Sicilian

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Sicilian of or relating to or characteristic of Sicily or the people of Sicily "the Sicilian Mafia"
    • n Sicilian a resident of Sicily
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sicilian A native or inhabitant of Sicily.
    • a Sicilian Of or pertaining to Sicily or its inhabitants.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Sicilian Of or pertaining to Sicily (a large island in the Mediterranean, south of Italy, now belonging to the kingdom of Italy) or its inhabitants.
    • n Sicilian A native or a naturalised inhabitant of Sicily; specifically, a member of the indigenous Sicilian race, now a mixture of many races who in former times successively colonized parts of the island. See Siculian.
    • n Sicilian In geology, the uppermost stage of the Pliocene Tertiary in southern Europe.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Sicilian si-sil′yan of or pertaining to Sicily, an island south of Italy
    • n Sicilian a native of Sicily
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Usage

In literature:

In conjunction with the Genoese and Sicilians, Emperor Henry VII prepares to attack Robert of Naples, but dies suddenly.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07" by Various
Sulphur is usually conveyed in steamers to foreign countries from Sicilian ports.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 647, May 26, 1888" by Various
Mat scarcely swallowed a morsel; but, calling presently for a bottle of Sicilian wine, drank eagerly.
"Mugby Junction" by Charles Dickens
From the day of the "Sicilian Vespers," fortune turned against Charles.
"Dante: His Times and His Work" by Arthur John Butler
The position of the Duke of Orleans in the Sicilian Court must have been very embarrassing.
"Louis Philippe" by John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
The Sicilian had a long dagger in a scabbard hung by his right side, but he did not draw it.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
Except for Sophia, he had never in his life felt so happy to see anyone as this grizzled Sicilian.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
Perhaps in the Ghetto Sicilian fashions were paralleled.
"Ghetto Comedies" by Israel Zangwill
So from all sides Sicilians throng, and Trojan fellowship.
"The Æneids of Virgil" by Virgil
By and by he returned, bringing with him two swarthy, heavy-set, little Sicilian lads, each with his inevitable basket and some clean rags.
"Dr. Sevier" by George W. Cable
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In poetry:

So now from soft Sicilian shore,
And Tiber's sterner tide, I bring
My Autumn sheaves, to share once more
The rapture of your rainbow Spring.
"Florence" by Alfred Austin
Sicilian bolshevists,
With hibiscus flowers in the buttonholes of your Sunday suits,
Come now, speaking of rights, what right have you to this
flower?
"Hibiscus And Salvia Flowers" by D H Lawrence
DON JOHN.
I am bound,
Illustrious signor, rather unto you
And the signora, past all hope of payment.
When may I come to tender my poor homage
To the Sicilian master?
"The Spagnoletto. Act II" by Emma Lazarus
Beholding his mysterious face,
"Tell me," the gay Sicilian said,
"Why was it that in breaking bread
At supper, you bent down your head
And, musing, paused a little space,
As one who says a silent grace?"
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 3. Prelude " by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Another music then we hear,
A cry from the Sicilian dell,
'Here 'mid sweet grapes and laurel dwell;
Slips by from wood-girt Aetna's dome
Snow-cold the stream and clear:--
Hither to me, come, Galataea, come!'
"A Dorset Idyl" by Francis Turner Palgrave
She stepped upon Sicilian grass,
Demeter’s daughter fresh and fair,
A child of light, a radiant lass,
And gamesome as the morning air. The daffodils were fair to see,
They nodded lightly on the lea,
Persephone—­Persephone!
"Persephone" by Jean Ingelow

In news:

JP entrepreneur brings Sicilian espresso to town.
The new boss of the mob clan once ruled by the late John Gotti is Sicilian-born gangster Domenico Cefalu, an ex-con who lives with his mother.
The Sicilian Mafia was quickly blamed, but some modern scholars say Hennessy was corrupt and had many enemies.
Here's the recipe for Sicilian Chicken and Potatoes, as prepared by Amy Kushnir of My Texas Today on News 8 Daybreak Saturday, June 23.
Dolce &Gabbana dip into Sicilian treasure trove.
Puetro Rican vocalist Taina Asili and Sicilian guitarist Gaetano Vaccaro will perform at 8 pm today, along with flamenco dancer Nina Kunimoto, at The Gallery, located at 128 Main St in Stamford.
Sicilian Oven 20475 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura (also Coral Springs & Lighthouse Point) 305-682-1890.
She says the main purpose of Palermo 's Facebook presence is to educate existing and potential customers about the range of products–both Sicilian and otherwise–that the bakery stocks aside from the famous cannoli.
Palermo 's Sicilian Cucina.
Four Seasons ballet: Autumn (The Sicilian Vespers).
This classic Sicilian dessert — a fried pastry shell stuffed with cream — is a staple at local Italian restaurants .
A Walking Trip in the Sicilian Countryside.
The hotel has maintained the feeling of a Sicilian villa, with wrought-iron fixtures, frescoed, vaulted ceilings, and antique furniture.
The wine-friendly menu offers what owners Antonella Bonanno and Sandro Tatanò call "revisited" Sicilian cooking, like baccalà.
Italy has called for an emergency European Union summit to respond to a potential 'biblical exodus' of refugees from North Africa, after more than 4,500 Tunisians landed on a remote Sicilian island in the past week.
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In science:

Collaboration carried out a long term exploration of a 3500 m deep sea site close to the Sicilian coast; the study has shown that it is optimal for the installation of the detector. A Phase-1 project, which is under way, will validate the proposed technologies for the km3 detector on a Test Site at 2000 m depth.
Status of the NEMO Project
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