- a town in S California.
- ancient name of Piacenza.
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Examples from the Web for placentia
His first victim there was 53-year-old James McGillivray, who was killed as he slept outside a Placentia shopping center.Serial Killer’s Twisted Logic: Allegedly Murdered Homeless Victims as Community Service
March 16, 2012
Battle of Placentia, in which the Spaniards and French were defeated.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology
Here they were joined by the troops that had wintered at Placentia.History of Rome from the Earliest times down to 476 AD
Robert F. Pennell
This palace was called Placentia by the King because it was pleasant to live in.The Fifth Queen
Ford Madox Ford
A suggestion to attack Placentia in Newfoundland was rejected.A Historical Geography of the British Colonies
Charles Prestwood Lucas
Returning to Placentia he found that Iberville with his Canadians had arrived.Count Frontenac
William Dawson LeSueur