[me-see-nuh] /mɛˈsi nə/
a seaport in NE Sicily.
Strait of, a strait between Sicily and Italy. 2½ miles (4 km) wide.
a port in NE Sicily, on the Strait of Messina: colonized by Greeks around 730 bc; under Spanish rule (1282–1676 and 1678–1713); university (1549). Pop: 252 026 (2001)
[mes-ee] /ˈmɛs i/ adjective, messier, messiest. 1. characterized by a dirty, untidy, or disordered condition: a messy room. 2. causing a : a messy recipe; messy work. 3. embarrassing, difficult, or unpleasant: a messy political situation. 4. characterized by moral or psychological confusion. /ˈmɛsɪ/ adjective messier, messiest 1. dirty, confused, or untidy adj. 1843, “untidy,” […]
[mes] /mɛs/ noun 1. a dirty, untidy, or disordered condition: The room was in a mess. 2. a person or thing that is dirty, untidy, or disordered. 3. a state of embarrassing confusion: My affairs are in a mess. 4. an unpleasant or difficult situation: She got into a mess driving without a license. 5. […]
noun 1. a short, tailless jacket extending to just below the waist, used for semiformal military occasions and now especially as part of the uniform of waiters, bellhops, etc. noun 1. a waist-length jacket tapering to a point at the back, worn by officers in the mess for formal dinners
noun 1. a portable set of usually metal cooking and eating utensils, used especially by soldiers and campers. noun (military) 1. (Brit) formal evening wear for officers 2. Also called mess gear. eating utensils used esp in the field