Egadi Islands(redirected from Aegadian Isles)
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a group of Italian islands in the Mediterranean Sea, west of Sicily. Area, about 40 sq km. Population, 6,100 (1968). The islands are composed mainly of limestones. They are characterized by hills and low mountains, which rise to an elevation of 686 m on the island of Marettimo. The islands contain citrus plantations and vineyards; there is fishing for tuna.