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Etna

[et-nuh] /ˈɛt nə/
noun
1.
Mount, an active volcano in E Sicily. 10,758 feet (3280 meters).
Also, Aetna.
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Etna

/ˈɛtnə/
noun
1.
Mount Etna, an active volcano in E Sicily: the highest volcano in Europe and the highest peak in Italy south of the Alps. Height: 3323 m (10 902 ft)
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Word Origin and History for etna mount
Etna
volcano in Sicily, from L. Aetna, from an indigenous Sicilian language, *aith-na "the fiery one," from PIE *aidh-na, from base *ai- "to burn."
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