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(ˈɛg ə di)
a group of islands in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of W Sicily. 15 sq. mi. (39 sq. km). Also called Aegadian Islands. Ancient, Aegates.
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(TAP) - A twinning agreement involving the Kneyes Islands and the Egadi Islands Marine Protected Area in Italy was signed by the Coastal Protection and Development Agency (APAL) at the kickoff meeting of the twinning programme of Specially Protected Areas of Mediterranean Importance (SPAMI) held recently in Italy, APAL said in a statement Wednesday.
Once through the Straits, the course leads north to the Aeolian Islands and the Stromboli, where the yachts turn west to the Egadi Islands.