- a city in N Italy, on the Po River.
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Examples from the Web for piacenza
And as yet I had received no absolution for the mortal offences I had committed at Piacenza.
And what do they say at Castel Guelfo of the things that are happening in Piacenza?
An Imperial herald from Piacenza rode out to Pagliano with a small escort.
Our great fear was lest we should find the gates of Piacenza closed on our arrival.
Briefly I gave her the news of what had befallen in Piacenza.
- a town in N Italy, in Emilia-Romagna on the River Po. Pop: 95 594 (2001)Latin name: Placentia (pləˈsɛntʃɪə)