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Aegates

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Noun

1. aegadean islands, aegadean isles, aegates, egadi islands, isole egadi

a group of islands off the west coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean

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An island group of southwest Italy in the Mediterranean Sea west of Sicily. A Roman naval victory over the Carthaginians, achieved in a battle fought in the waters off the islands in 241 BC, ended the First Punic War.

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