Lipari Islands love

Help support Wordnik by adopting your favorite word!


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

  • Formerly Ae·o·li·an Islands (ē-ōˈlē-ən)Lipari Islands A group of volcanic islands of Italy off the northeast coast of Sicily in the Tyrrhenian Sea. The islands have been inhabited since the Neolithic Period.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A group of islands of Italy off the north coast of Sicily.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The Aeolian Islands, also known as the Lipari Islands and Isole Eolie is a volcanic archipelago located just off the western Coast of Calabria, in the Tyrrhenian Sea. renown for excellent weather and a series of active volcanoes, the Aeolian Islands have a strong tourism market and can be visited on daily cruise Ferries which leave Tropea and Zambrone Marinas most days during the summer months.

    Shaister Miester Do Da

  • The country includes the large Mediterranean islands of Sicily and Sardinia and several small islands, notably Elba, Capri, Ischia, and the Lipari Islands.


  • I think it likely that the account you mention in the French papers, of a fatal quarrel among some foreign sailors in one of the Lipari Islands, and of the death of their captain, among others, may really have been a quarrel among the scoundrels who robbed Mr. Armadale and scuttled his yacht.


  • Many political opponents of the regime were arrested and transported to the Lipari Islands.


  • Messina, probably, I shall be found at; but you can enquire, at the Lipari Islands, if we are at Palermo.

    The Life of the Right Honourable Horatio Lord Viscount Nelson, Volume 1

  • The world's principal source for pumice is the Lipari Islands, Italy.

    The Economic Aspect of Geology

  • He continued to make scientific journeys and special studies of Vesuvius and the volcanoes of Sicily and of the Lipari Islands.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • Lipari Islands past; and the blue outline of Sardinia and Corsica began to keep pace with them as they neared the narrow straits of Bonifacio between them.

    The Centaur

  • Corsica and Sardinia, Lipari Islands, and Stromboli, or of the Straits of Messina and Etna -- have barely mentioned Crete!

    From Edinburgh to India & Burmah

  • In the Lipari Islands we saw lights ashore, and down the Straits of Messina; and Stromboli we discovered easily enough by the glow of hot red up in the sky, and a sloping line of red that went glittering downwards.

    From Edinburgh to India & Burmah


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.