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Vulcano \Vul*ca"no\, n. A volcano. [Obs.]


n. (obsolete form of volcano English)


Vulcano is a small volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, about north of Sicily and the southernmost of the eight Aeolian Islands. It is in area, rises to above sea level, and contains several volcanic centers, including one of four active non-submarine volcanoes in Italy.

Vulcano (band)

Vulcano is an extreme metal band from Santos, São Paulo, Brazil. Founded in 1981, it is one of the first Brazilian heavy metal bands of note; with reference to their influence on the South American black metal scene, Terrorizer reported that "many believe that Vulcano not only kick-started musical blasphemy in Brazil, but throughout the whole of Latin America". Vulcano is noted as an influence on Sepultura.

Usage examples of "vulcano".

Jimmy Hoffa, cocky, happy, and wearing a big grin, passed him and reached Vulcano first.

Linda Vulcano, who dared to listen and learn for the sake of a child she loves.

I saw anon right her figure Naked floating in a sea, And also on her head, pardie, Her rose garland white and red, And her comb to comb her head, Her doves, and Dan Cupido, Her blinde son, and Vulcano, That in his face was full brown.

In an upstairs room of the Vulcano, I was stood in front of a long table behind which sat eight grave and elderly men in black gowns.

But that was better than dying in the piazzetta or staying in the Vulcano, which provided neither serenity nor brightness.

All in all, it was a more tolerable confinement than I had once endured in the Vulcano prison of my own native Venice.