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- n. A form of mirage caused by a temperature inversion in the atmosphere.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A kind of mirage by which distant objects appear inverted, distorted, displaced, or multiplied. It is noticed particularly at the Straits of Messina, between Calabria and Sicily.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name given to the mirage on the coasts of Italy and Sicily. See mirage.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a mirage in the Strait of Messina (attributed to the Arthurian sorcerer Morgan le Fay)
From Italian for Morgan le Fay (Wiktionary)
Such as fail to find me, sleep; or may ever rush after the Fata Morgana leading astray all who feel that illusory influence.