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Ragusa | engleski leksikon
(Sicily) Town in Sicily, Italy, 54 km/34 mi SW of Syracuse; there are textile industries; It stands over 450 m/1,500 ft above the river Ragusa, and there are ancient tombs in caves nearby.
Italian name (to 1918) for the Croatian city of Dubrovnik. Its English name was Arrogosa, from which the word “argosy” is derived, because of the city’s fame for its trading fleets while under Turkish rule in the 16th century.