Definition of Fata Morgana in English:

Fata Morgana

noun

  • A mirage.

Origin

Italian, literally fairy Morgan; originally referring to a mirage seen in the Strait of Messina between Italy and Sicily and attributed to Morgan le Fay, whose legend and reputation were carried to Sicily by Norman settlers.

Pronunciation:

Fata Morgana

/ˌfädə ˌmôrˈɡänə/