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Tyrrhenian Sea
2013-04-18 22:17:09

The Tyrrhenian Sea is a portion of the Mediterranean Sea off of the western coast of Italy. This sea is bordered by Corsica and Sardinia to the west, Tuscany, Campania, Basilicata, Calabria, and Lazio towards the east, and Sicily towards the south. The maximum depth of the Tyrrhenian Sea is 12,418 feet. It is located near where the African and European tectonic plates meet; therefore mountain chains and active volcanoes for example, Mount Marsili, are found. The eight Aeolian Islands...

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Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.