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Messina

[me-see-nuh] /mɛˈsi nə/
noun
1.
a seaport in NE Sicily.
2.
Strait of, a strait between Sicily and Italy. 2½ miles (4 km) wide.
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Messina

/mɛˈsiːnə/
noun
1.
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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