from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northwest Sicily, Italy, on the Tyrrhenian Sea. Founded by Phoenicians c. eighth century B.C., it later became a Carthaginian military base and was conquered by Rome in 254-253. The Arabs held the city from A.D. 831 until 1072, when it became capital of the independent kingdom of Sicily (until 1194). Population: 667,000.
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- proper n. A province of Sicily, Italy.
- proper n. The capital city of the province of Palermo and of Sicily.
- proper n. A district of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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- n. the capital of Sicily; located in northwestern Sicily; an important port for 3000 years
I first attended the 2002 meeting in Palermo, Sicily, where the challenge of the mafia was close at hand.
The court in Palermo agreed with prosecutors that the chain of events that led to the crash began when a wrong part was installed in the ill-fated plane, a Franco-Italian ATR 72.
The 30-man squad also includes four forwards to team up with Messi: Gonzalo Higuain, Diego Milito, Martin Palermo and Carlos Tevez.
Olivia Palermo is on the other side of Joe, attracting most of the cameras.
The pope told those gathered how he is aware that in Palermo, and in the whole of Sicily there is no lack of difficulties and problems.
We were told the dog-walkers were usually found only in Palermo and Recoleta, but here's a dog-walker in Olivos --
NEIGHBORHOODS: PALERMO Palermo is a large neighborhood that is divided into sub-districts and features one of the nicest parks in Buenos Aires, Parque Tres de Febrero.
The list of rules emerged from documents seized after the arrest of Salvatore Lo Piccolo, 65, at a secret mob meeting in Palermo, along with his son Sandro, 32, and two other godfathers.
However both of Boca Juniors striker Rodrigo Palacio the Clausura tournament top scorers with 12 goals and Martin Palermo 11 goals in Torneo de Apertura.
Palermo is condensed: Having escaped from thence they proceeded to a neighboring village, where horses were procured to carry them towards Palermo.