Catania

geographical name
Ca·​ta·​nia | \ kə-ˈtā-nyə How to pronounce Catania (audio) , -ˈtä- \
variants: or ancient Catana \ ˈka-​tə-​nə How to pronounce Catania (audio) \

Definition of Catania

commune in Sicily, Italy, on the Gulf of Catania on the eastern coast population 336,222

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“Catania.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Catania. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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