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.’
- ‘The tablet is made of Sicilian marble, framed in alabaster, and the inscription bears a mosaic border in blue and gold.’
- ‘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.’
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.’
- ‘The Sicilians insisted on a separate parliament.’
- ‘In the thirteenth century Sicilians composed the earliest poetry written in Italian at the court of Frederick II.’
- ‘The Sicilians have their own rules to live by that are very different from urban life in San Francisco.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.