Messina strait

Messina

[me-see-nuh]
noun
1.
a seaport in NE Sicily.
2.
a strait between Sicily and Italy. 2½ miles (4 km) wide.
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Messina (mɛˈsiːnə)
 
n
a port in NE Sicily, on the Strait of Messina: colonized by Greeks around 730 bc; under Spanish rule (1282--1676 and 1678--1713); university (1549). Pop: 252 026 (2001)

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