Definition of Messinese in US English:

Messinese

noun

  • A native or inhabitant of Messina.

adjective

  • Of, belonging to, or characteristic of Messina or its inhabitants.

Origin

Late 16th century. From Messina, the name of a town and province in north-eastern Sicily + -ese.

Pronunciation

Messinese

/ˌmɛsɪˈniːz/