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Ischia

Correct spelling for ischia

Medical definition of ischia:

An island in the Bay of Naples. Alkaline- saline waters, 131° F. to 149° F. Several springs. Used by bathing in gout, rheumatism, paralysis, sores, diseases of the bones, and diseases of women. Spring and autumn.

Plural of ischium.

Usage examples for ischia:

  • Filippo Strozzi purchased and gave it to the Marchese del Vasto, who had it in his castle at Ischia many years. "Fra Bartolommeo, – Leader Scott (Re-Edited By Horace Shipp And Flora Kendrick)"
  • It was beautiful always, but most beautiful when the sun, setting behind Ischia sent a perfect glory over the rippling sea, and tinged the Monte Santangelo and the cliffs which bound the Piano di Sorrento literally with purple and gold. "Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville, – Mary Somerville"
  • For, if you would, are you indeed Bianca Who, as a child, sang with me under the olives And cypresses; or watched with wonder eyes The fisherman draw marvels from the deep, Then homeward wing at eve to Ischia "Porzia, – Cale Young Rice"

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