What does Sicilian mean?

Definitions for Sicilian
sɪˈsɪl yən, -ˈsɪl i ənSi·cil·ian

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sicilianadjective

    a resident of Sicily

  2. Sicilianadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of Sicily or the people of Sicily

    "the Sicilian Mafia"


  1. Siciliannoun

    A native of Sicily.

  2. Siciliannoun

    Any chess opening that starts .

  3. Sicilianadjective

    Of or relating to Sicily or its inhabitants.

  4. Siciliannoun

    The language of Sicily.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sicilianadjective

    of or pertaining to Sicily or its inhabitants

  2. Siciliannoun

    a native or inhabitant of Sicily

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sicilian

    si-sil′yan, adj. of or pertaining to Sicily, an island south of Italy.—n. a native of Sicily.—ns. Siciliä′no, a Sicilian popular dance in slow movement, also the music for such; Sicilienne′, a ribbed silk fabric.—Sicilian Vespers, the massacre of the French in Sicily on Easter Monday 1282—at the first stroke of the vesper-bell.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sicilian in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sicilian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Sicilian in a Sentence

  1. Godfather, The:

    Tessio It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.

  2. Giulia Bongiorno:

    As a Sicilian from Palermo, I felt at home.

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