American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Italian, from Arabic [script?] (Mirsa-llahi, “port of God").
Marsala Sentence Examples
Assured by Sir James Hudson of the sympathy of England, he began active preparations for the expedition to Marsala.
Calling at Talamone to embark arms and money, he reached Marsala on the 11th of May, and landed under the protection of the British vessels "Intrepid" and "Argus."
On the 11th Garibaldi landed at Marsala, without opposition, defeated the Neapolitan forces at Calatafimi on the 15th, and on the 27th entered Palermo in triumph, where he proclaimed himself, in King Victor Emmanuels name, dictator of Sicily.
direct from Lilybaeum (the modern Marsala) and 7 m.
Disembarking at Marsala on the 11th, Crispi on the 13th, at Salemi, drew up the proclamation whereby Garibaldi assumed the dictatorship of Sicily, with the programme: "Italy and Victor Emmanuel."