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Trapani

[trah-pah-nee] /ˈtrɑ pɑ ni/
noun
1.
a seaport in NW Sicily.
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  • I looked at him and gave him the money and said: "Per Dio, we are in Trapani!"

    Sea and Sardinia D. H. Lawrence
  • I did not find out its having been written at Trapani till January, 1892.

    Samuel Butler: A Sketch Henry Festing Jones
  • My experiences at Trapani had removed all sense of danger, and I now felt as safe in the theatre as in the streets of London.

    Diversions in Sicily H. Festing Jones
  • Calatafimi is a town of 10,000 inhabitants about twenty miles inland from Trapani.

    Diversions in Sicily H. Festing Jones
  • If a cat from a ship should chance to find itself in Trapani streets, it would give a mortal yell, and go mad, I am sure.

    Sea and Sardinia D. H. Lawrence
  • Trapani, Monte S. Giuliano and neighbourhood, in two sheets.

    The Samuel Butler Collection Henry Festing Jones
  • The manufacture of salt is one of the chief industries of Trapani and one of the chief causes of its wealth.

    Diversions in Sicily H. Festing Jones
  • Trapani has found Il Lupo, and they are going to attack the city by sea!

    The Island of Enchantment Justus Miles Forman
  • And Trapani seems waiting for them still, with its palm trees and its silence, full in the afternoon sun.

    Sea and Sardinia D. H. Lawrence
  • I knew it was Trapani, the western port of Sicily, under the western sun.

    Sea and Sardinia D. H. Lawrence
British Dictionary definitions for Trapani

Trapani

/Italian ˈtraːpani/
noun
1.
a port in S Italy, in NW Sicily: Carthaginian naval base, ceded to the Romans after the First Punic War. Pop: 68 346 (2001)
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