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[uh-ret-soh; Italian ah-ret-tsaw]
  1. a city in central Italy.
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Examples from the Web for arezzo

Historical Examples

  • See above, p. 142, for the house where Petrarch was born in Arezzo.

    The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy

    Jacob Burckhardt

  • He schemed all this with the aid of a Guelph that dwelt in Arezzo as a red-hot Ghibelline.

    The God of Love

    Justin Huntly McCarthy

  • This visit to Arezzo took place only four years before his death.

    Luca Signorelli

    Maud Cruttwell

  • She fled to the Archbishop of Arezzo and implored his succour.

    Browning's Heroines

    Ethel Colburn Mayne

  • Arezzo should not be omitted from the itinerary of any pilgrim to Italy.

British Dictionary definitions for arezzo


  1. a city in central Italy, in E Tuscany. Pop: 91 589 (2001)Ancient Latin name: Arretium
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