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Italian hot spot (4 letter answer)

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The answer ETNA is very common and appears about once every 33 puzzles.

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ETNA as a noun:

1. (Etna, Mount Etna, Mt Etna) = an inactive volcano in Sicily; last erupted in 1961; the highest volcano in Europe (10,500 feet)
2. (bunsen burner, bunsen, etna) = a gas burner used in laboratories; has an air valve to regulate the mixture of gas and air