Aegadian Islands

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A map of the Aegadian Islands.
A view from Erice to Favignana and Levanzo. On the horizon Marettimo is faintly visible.


  • IPA(key): /ɪˈɡeɪdiən ˈaɪləndz/

Proper noun[edit]

Aegadian Islands

  1. A group of islands located off the western coast of Sicily.
    • 2011, Michael R. Ebner, Ordinary Violence in Mussolini's Italy, →ISBN, page 1:
      In the Mediterranean and Adriatic seas lie several archipelagos of small Italian islands, some measuring only a few hundred meters across: the Pontine Islands, southwest of Rome; the Aeolian Islands, north of Messina; the Aegadian Islands, west of Sicily; the Pelagie archipelago, some two hundred miles south of Sicily, closer to the shores of Tunisia; and, finally, the Tremiti Islands, off the coast of northern Puglia in the Adriatic.