One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to the Italian island of Sicily or its people.‘a book about Sicilian politics and history’
- ‘Many of the shots of the picturesque Sicilian coastline are nothing short of breathtaking.’
- ‘Sicilian food is nothing like the food of Tuscany.’
- ‘His brother is the winemaker at this important Sicilian family winery.’
- ‘The Sicilian town is perched on a rocky hilltop on the meandering road from Palermo.’
- ‘The tablet is made of Sicilian marble, framed in alabaster, and the inscription bears a mosaic border in blue and gold.’
A native or inhabitant of Sicily, or a person of Sicilian descent.‘Sicilians have a variety of traditions’
- ‘Eventually the Sicilians founded their own parishes, where they could practice their faith as they chose.’
- ‘In the thirteenth century Sicilians composed the earliest poetry written in Italian at the court of Frederick II.’
- ‘The Sicilians insisted on a separate parliament.’
- ‘The Sicilians have their own rules to live by that are very different from urban life in San Francisco.’
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