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CORSICA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Corsica mean? 

CORSICA (noun)
  The noun CORSICA has 2 senses:

1. an island in the Mediterranean; with adjacent islets it constitutes a region of France
2. a region of France on the island of Corsica; birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte

  Familiarity information: CORSICA used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CORSICA (noun)


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Meaning:

An island in the Mediterranean; with adjacent islets it constitutes a region of France

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Corse; Corsica

Instance hypernyms:

island (a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water)

Holonyms ("Corsica" is a part of...):

Mediterranean; Mediterranean Sea (the largest inland sea; between Europe and Africa and Asia)


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Meaning:

A region of France on the island of Corsica; birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Corse; Corsica

Instance hypernyms:

French region (a geographical subdivision of France)

Domain member region:

Armata Corsa; Corsican Army (a terrorist organization founded in 1999 to oppose the link between nationalists and the Corsican mafia)

Holonyms ("Corsica" is a part of...):

France; French Republic (a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe)


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