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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • MountEtna An active volcano, 3,325.1 m (10,902 ft) high, of eastern Sicily. Its first known eruption occurred in 475 B.C.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. Mount Etna, volcanic mountain in Italy
  • proper n. Greek goddess of the volcano
  • proper n. A female given name anglicized from Irish Eithne.
  • proper n. A town in Maine
  • proper n. A river in Norway

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kind of small, portable, cooking apparatus for which heat is furnished by a spirit lamp.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A vessel used for heating water in the sick-room or at table, consisting of a cup or vase for the water, with a fixed saucer surrounding it in which alcohol is burned.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an inactive volcano in Sicily; last erupted in 1961; the highest volcano in Europe (10,500 feet)
  • n. a gas burner used in laboratories; has an air valve to regulate the mixture of gas and air

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