aegadean isles

aegadean isles

noun
1. a group of islands off the west coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean [syn: Egadi Islands
2. islands west of Sicily (now known as the Egadi Islands) where the Romans won a naval victory over the Carthaginians that ended the first Punic War in 241 BC [syn: Aegates Isles
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