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

  • A city of southwest Sicily, Italy, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. It was founded c. 580 B.C. by Greek colonists. Population: 59,100.

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  • proper n. Province of Sicily, Italy; the town and capital of Agrigento.

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  • n. a town in Italy in southwestern Sicily near the coast; the site of six Greek temples


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  • Best meal ever, easily: squid ink pasta in Agrigento Sicily.

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  • Gerlandino Messina had been on the run for 11 years before being nabbed Saturday by Carabinieri in Favara, near Agrigento, his power base in Sicily.

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  • The hugely popular Greek complex in Agrigento and even the more secluded cities of Segesta and Selinunte are only a short drive away.

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  • Marks & Spencer Nerello Mascalese, Belice Valley, Agrigento, Sicily £5.99, Marks & SpencerIf you're a fan of the sort of immediately appealing, youthful succulence you find in good beaujolais, you'll love this vibrant Sicilian red.

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  • Born at Agrigento in Sicily, Alfano left the poor south and its provincial ways to study law at the Catholic Sacro Cuore university in Milan, the sophisticated and rich north.

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  • Land in either Palermo or Catania, rent a car and hit the hot spots, which include Agrigento, Syracusa, Taormina and Cefalu.

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  • On request we will organise excursions so that students can see some of the architectural and natural wonders of Sicily, such as the Baroque heritage of the Val di Noto, the nature reserve at Vendicari, Greek monuments at Syracuse and Agrigento and those of the Arab-Norman period in Palermo.

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  • In a brief article, ANSA reports about a robot which will guide visitors in the Agrigento museum in Sicily.

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  • Others were strange but marvelous dishes from hitherto obscure regions, especially the rural south, such as a fried wild rabbit served with a bittersweet mix of eggplant chunks, olives, capers, celery, honey, and roasted almonds—the recipe was discovered near Agrigento, on the far coast of Sicily.


  • As if to stress how new this kind of cooking was to the United States, Lapolla provides translations for his approximately spelled Italian dishes: Fish Sauce Venetian, Tortelli Bologna Style, Consommé Romana (Straciatella), Basic Tomato Sauce (Salsa alla napolitana), Green Sauce Lucania (Salsa verde alla lucania), Lamb Tongues Agrigento.



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