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Piacenza

[pyah-chen-tsah] /pyɑˈtʃɛn tsɑ/
noun
1.
a city in N Italy, on the Po River.
Ancient Placentia.
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  • And what do they say at Castel Guelfo of the things that are happening in Piacenza?

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  • And as yet I had received no absolution for the mortal offences I had committed at Piacenza.

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  • Our great fear was lest we should find the gates of Piacenza closed on our arrival.

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  • Briefly I gave her the news of what had befallen in Piacenza.

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  • I counsel you to seek the Imperial Lieutenant at Piacenza without delay.

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  • An Imperial herald from Piacenza rode out to Pagliano with a small escort.

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  • Charles was at Piacenza when the news of Gian Galeazzo's death reached him.

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  • The rising near Piacenza in 1462 was of some importance and interest.

  • Later he worked at Piacenza, then at Parma, where he became instrument-maker to the Duke.

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  • Rochester then was first and foremost a great fortress, just as Piacenza was and is.

British Dictionary definitions for Piacenza

Piacenza

/Italian pjaˈtʃɛntsa/
noun
1.
a town in N Italy, in Emilia-Romagna on the River Po. Pop: 95 594 (2001) Latin name Placentia (pləˈsɛntʃɪə)
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