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Meaning of AEGADEAN ISLES

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  islands west of Sicily (now known as the Egadi Islands) where the Romans won a naval victory over the Carthaginians that ended the First Punic War in 241 BC
  2. [n]  a group of islands off the west coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean
 
 Synonyms: Aegadean Islands, Aegates, Aegates Isles, Egadi Islands, Isole Egadi
 
 See Also: island, Mediterranean, Mediterranean Sea, naval battle, Punic Wars, Sicilia, Sicily

 

 

 

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