[ pes-kah-rah ]

  1. a city in E Italy, on the Adriatic Sea.

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How to use Pescara in a sentence

  • Chief of Staff Mark Meadows tried to get the Justice Department to treat seriously an utterly ridiculous claim about interference in the election using “military satellites located in Pescara, Italy,” an odd location for a satellite.

  • The robes of Cardinal Pescara lent a final touch of colour to the mediaeval opulence of the scene.

  • Cardinal Pescara twisted the ring upon his finger, regarding Paul with a glance of almost pathetic entreaty.

  • Modern history offers only the illustrious instance of the Marchesa di Pescara and her husband.

    Pierrette | Honore de Balzac
  • One of the men described his life as a soldier when his battalion was sent against the brigands near Pescara.

    The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6 | Augustus J. C. Hare
  • It is not strange that to the young Marchesa di Pescara, Ischia had become an enchanted island.

    Italy, the Magic Land | Lilian Whiting

British Dictionary definitions for Pescara


/ (Italian pesˈkaːra) /

  1. a city and resort in E central Italy, on the Adriatic. Pop: 116 286 (2001)

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