[puh-ten-zuh; Italian paw-ten-tsah]
- a city in Basilicata, in S Italy.
Ancient Po·ten·ti·a [puh-ten-chee-uh] /pəˈtɛn tʃi ə/.
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Examples from the Web for potenza
Iorio has filed a request through the European criminal courts to bring him to Potenza for interrogation on Italian soil.
Attilio Iorio, the investigating judge in Salerno, Italy, which has jurisdiction over Potenza, would like to do the same.
Loria, or Lauria: a city of Italy in the province of Potenza.The Browning Cyclopdia
The cathedral-church at Potenza perhaps satisfies these conditions more closely than any other structure examined by Mallet.
It was the chief town of the Basilicata from 1664 till 1811, when the French transferred the administration to Potenza.
Of the towns of the interior the most considerable was Potentia, still called Potenza.
From these fissures Mallet calculated the mean angle of emergence at Potenza to be 23° 7'.