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Girgenti

[Italian jeer-jen-tee] /Italian dʒirˈdʒɛn ti/
noun
1.
former name of Agrigento.
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  • The epithet φιλάγλαος, which he gives to Girgenti, suits himself.

  • Now one may go anywhere about Girgenti with perfect security.

    Vistas in Sicily Arthur Stanley Riggs
  • One of the best known mud-volcanoes is at Macaluba, near Girgenti, in Sicily.

  • He is Panzini's junior by three years, having been born in Girgenti, June 28, 1867.

    Idling in Italy Joseph Collins
  • At a few miles from the sea, within easy reach of its harbor, Porto Empedocle, lies Girgenti.

    The Mediterranean T. G. (Thomas Gray) Bonney, E. A. R. Ball, H. D. Traill, Grant Allen, and Arthur Griffiths
  • If a train went our way at our time, as it did from Syracuse to Girgenti, we took it.

    Vacation days in Greece Rufus B. Richardson
  • The route to Girgenti from Syracuse is the most circuitous piece of railway communication in the island.

    The Mediterranean T. G. (Thomas Gray) Bonney, E. A. R. Ball, H. D. Traill, Grant Allen, and Arthur Griffiths
  • The next day they were off Girgenti, the port at which they hoped to obtain a cargo.

  • For the corroboration of the latter half, go to Girgenti and circumspice.

    Vacation days in Greece Rufus B. Richardson
British Dictionary definitions for Girgenti

Girgenti

/Italian dʒirˈdʒɛnti/
noun
1.
a former name (until 1927) of Agrigento
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