[pot-swoh-lee; Italian pawt-tswaw-lee]
- a seaport in SW Italy, near Naples: Roman ruins.
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But he does not forget the other side of the beautiful bay, Baiæ and Pozzuoli.
The amphitheatre at Pozzuoli is the most interesting in Italy after the Coliseum.George Eliot's Life, Vol. II (of 3)
Genuine Roman cement consists of puzzolene (a ferruginous clay from Pozzuoli, calcined by the fires of Vesuvius), lime, and sand.
Naples no doubt had a finer harbour; but Naples was not in Roman hands, while Pozzuoli was.Naples Past and Present
Arthur H. Norway
A heavy bribe secured the remains of Leopardi from this fate, and his dust now reposes in a little church on the road to Pozzuoli.Modern Italian Poets
William Dean Howells
- a port in SW Italy, in Campania on the Gulf of Pozzuoli (an inlet of the Bay of Naples): in a region of great volcanic activity; founded in the 6th century bc by the Greeks. Pop: 78 754 (2001)
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