sicilian has definitions from the field of Italian
[ adjective ] of or relating to or characteristic of Sicily or the people of Sicily


"the Sicilian Mafia"

Used in print

(Frieda Arkin, "The Light of the Sea," in The...)

Her voice was ripe and full and her teeth flashed again in Sicilian brilliance before the warm curved lips met and her mouth settled in repose .

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[ noun ] (Italian) a resident of Sicily

Used in print

(Kenneth Allsop, The Bootleggers and Their Era...)

He conducted it with less diplomacy and more spontaneous violence than the Sicilians , but he had his huge North_Side portion to exploit and he made a great_deal of money .

Unlike the Sicilians , he additionally conducted holdups , robberies , and safe cracking expeditions , and refused to touch prostitution .

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Italian mafioso Sicily