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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Sicani
  • n. The language of the Sicani

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Examples

  • On their voyage they took Hyccara, a city on the sea-shore which, although of Sicanian origin, was hostile to the Egestaeans. 56 They reduced the inhabitants to slavery, and handed the place over to the Egestaeans, whose cavalry had now joined them.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • On their way they took Hyccara, a petty Sicanian seaport, nevertheless at war with Egesta, and making slaves of the inhabitants gave up the town to the Egestaeans, some of whose horse had joined them; after which the army proceeded through the territory of the Sicels until it reached Catana, while the fleet sailed along the coast with the slaves on board.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • There is an ancient land of mine bordering the Tuscan river, stretching far westward beyond the Sicanian borders.

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • In the early neolithic period in Sicily, called by Orsi the Sicanian Period, rock-hewn tombs seem not to have been used.

    Rough Stone Monuments and Their Builders

  • 3 On their way they took Hyccara, a petty Sicanian seaport nevertheless at war with Egesta, and making slaves of the inhabitants gave up the city to the Egestaeans, some of whose horse had joined them; after which the army proceeded through the territory of the Sicels until it reached Catana, while the fleet sailed along the coast with the slaves on board.

    THE LANDMARK THUCYDIDES

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