Definitions

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  • noun an inactive volcano in Sicily; last erupted in 1961; the highest volcano in Europe (10,500 feet)

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Examples

  • (This was what she called Mount Etna and Mount Vesuvius.) β€˜It does the lemons and grapes good.’

    The Pink Fairy Book

  • Catanians, who live upon Mount Etna, which is the largest mountain in Sicily.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • In the first days of this spring, the stream of fire issued from Etna, as on former occasions, and destroyed some land of the Catanians, who live upon Mount Etna, which is the largest mountain in Sicily.

    THE LANDMARK THUCYDIDES

  • In the first days of this spring, the stream of fire issued from Etna, as on former occasions, and destroyed some land of the Catanians, who live upon Mount Etna, which is the largest mountain in Sicily.

    THE LANDMARK THUCYDIDES

  • Catanians, who live upon Mount Etna, which is the largest mountain in Sicily.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • The flow has been colonised by a shrub called the Mount Etna broom; the honey-sweet scent of its vivid yellow flowers is overwhelming.

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  • The largest tree in the world is the great chestnut tree at the foot of Mount Etna which is called "Chestnut Tree of a

    My beloved South,

  • More striking, "The Death of Empedocles" shows the philosopher leaping into Mount Etna he goes down, as Pythagoras comes up!

    Return to the Grim and Dark

  • Mount Etna seems to have come back to life, at least for a little while.

    Mount Etna Erupts (PHOTOS)

  • Mount Etna seems to have come back to life, at least for a little while.

    Mount Etna Erupts (PHOTOS)

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