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[kaw-zen-tsah] /kɔˈzɛn tsɑ/
a city in S Italy. Unabridged
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  • A colony of Waldenses, settled near the town of Cosenza in the north-central part of Calabria, were made of sterner stuff.

  • Every foot that they advance from their magazines at Cosenza their difficulties will increase.

    Beric the Briton G. A. Henty
  • The Archbishop of Cosenza, a man of wealth and of intelligence, offered me a room in his palace.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • Then, with a nameless shrug, he turned to the Cardinal of Cosenza.

    The Hill of Venus Nathan Gallizier
  • The school of Cosenza cut itself adrift from authority, ecclesiastical or classical.

  • I think the town we just flew over was Cosenza, up the coast from Reggio.

    A Yankee Flier in Italy Rutherford G. Montgomery
  • The trap was ready for them; and when they landed near Cosenza, they were captured easily and shot.

    The Life of Mazzini Bolton King
  • At Cosenza, in the extreme south, he fell ill of a fever and died.

    Young Folks' History of Rome Charlotte Mary Yonge
  • I left Cosenza on the third day with a letter from the archbishop for the far-famed Genovesi.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • Perrey records several shocks during the two years 1856-57 that were felt at places as far apart as Naples, Melfi, and Cosenza.

British Dictionary definitions for Cosenza


/Italian koˈzɛntsa/
a city in S Italy, in Calabria. Pop: 72 998 (2001)
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