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Gĕla , ae, f., = Γέλα,
I.a city on the southern coast of Sicily, at first called Lindos, and afterwards Gela, from the River Gela or Gelas, on which it stood, now Terranova (acc. to others Alicata), Plin. 31, 7, 39, § 73; 31, 7, 41, § 86; Verg. A. 3, 702; Sil. 14, 218. —Gĕla , ae, m., the river Gela, now Fiume di Terranova, Ov. F. 4, 470; also Gelas , Plin. 3, 8, 14, § 89.—
II. Derivv.:
A. -lōus , a, um, adj., = Γελῷος, of or belonging to Gela: “campi,Verg. A. 3, 701.—
B. Gĕlenses , ĭum, m., the inhabitants of Gela, Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 43, § 103; 2, 4, 33, § 73. —
C. Gĕlāni , ōrum, m., the same, Plin. 3, 8, 14, § 91.
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