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Lipari Islands

[lip-uh-ree; Italian lee-pah-ree] /ˈlɪp ə ri; Italian ˈli pɑ ri/
plural noun
1.
a group of volcanic islands N of Sicily, belonging to Italy. 44 sq. mi. (114 sq. km).
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  • The world's principal source for pumice is the Lipari Islands, Italy.

  • We next get a peep at the now active volcano of Stromboli, and the Lipari Islands to the northward.

    Cities of the Dawn J. Ewing Ritchie
  • Finally they were blown back to the Lipari Islands, where olus received them but coldly, and refused to help them further.

  • At least, some men in the Lipari Islands when weather-bound have foretold what wind was coming and have not been deceived.

British Dictionary definitions for Lipari Islands

Lipari Islands

/ˈlɪpərɪ/
plural noun
1.
a group of volcanic islands under Italian administration off the N coast of Sicily: remains that form a continuous record from Neolithic times. Chief town: Lipari. Pop: 10 554 (2001). Area: 114 sq km (44 sq miles) Also called Aeolian Islands Italian name Isole Eolie (ˈiːzole eˈɔːlje)
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