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fata Morgana


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A mirage; originally (in Italian) ‘fairy Morgan’, referring to a mirage seen in the Strait of Messina between Italy and Sicily and attributed to Morgan le Fay, whose legend and reputation were carried to Sicily by Norman settlers.

Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.


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