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Sicilian Vespers

noun
1.
a general massacre of the French in Sicily by the local population, begun at the sound of the vesper bell on Easter Monday, 1282.
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Sicilian Vespers

noun
1.
(functioning as sing) a revolt in 1282 against French rule in Sicily, in which the ringing of the vesper bells on Easter Monday served as the signal to massacre and drive out the French
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