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seaport on the E coast of Sicily, at the foot of Mt. Etna: pop. 333,000
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A city of eastern Sicily, Italy on the Gulf of Catania, an inlet of the Ionian Sea. Founded in the eighth century B.C., Catania was a flourishing Greek community and later a Roman colony. Population: 302,000.