Catania[kə tän′yə, -tān′-]
The seaport of Catania.
seaport on the E coast of Sicily, at the foot of Mt. Etna: pop. 333,000
A city of eastern Sicily, Italy on the Gulf of Catania, an inlet of the Ionian Sea. Founded in the eighth century BC, Catania was a flourishing Greek community and later a Roman colony.