What does lampedusa mean?

Definitions for lampedusaˌlæm pɪˈdu sə, -zə

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  1. Lampedusa

    Lampedusa is the largest island of the Italian Pelagie Islands in the Mediterranean Sea. The comune of Lampedusa e Linosa is part of the Sicilian province of Agrigento which also includes the smaller islands of Linosa and Lampione. It is the southernmost part of Italy. Tunisia, which is about 113 kilometres away, is the closest landfall to the islands. Sicily is farther at 176 kilometres. Lampedusa, which has an area of 20.2 square kilometres, has a population of approximately 4,500 people. Its main industries are fishing, agriculture and tourism. A ferry service links the island with Porto Empedocle, near Agrigento, Sicily. There are also year-round flights from Lampedusa Airport to Palermo and Catania on the Sicilian mainland. In the summer, there are additional services to Rome and Milan, besides many other seasonal links with the Italian mainland. Since the early 2000s, the island has become a primary European entry point for migrants, mainly from Africa.

Editors Contribution

  1. Lampedusa

    Is the name of an island in the Mediterranean sea.

    Lampedusa is an island in the Mediterranean sea between Tunisia and Malta.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lampedusa in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lampedusa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Director Gianfranco Rosi:

    I always say the people of Lampedusa are a people of seafarers and fishermen. All those who come from the sea are welcome - it's in our DNA.

  2. The Vatican:

    It's very clear that the pope recognizes that there is a significant emergency going on, just as he went to Lampedusa, which was then the front line of the Mediterranean route, now that there is this difficult, dramatic situation on the Aegean front, he naturally wants to be present to show a sense of solidarity and responsibility.

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