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Piacenza

[ pyah-chen-tsah ]

noun

  1. a city in N Italy, on the Po River.


Piacenza

/ pjaˈtʃɛntsa /

noun

  1. a town in N Italy, in Emilia-Romagna on the River Po. Pop: 95 594 (2001) Latin namePlacentiapləˈsɛntʃɪə


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Piacenza is on the direct road to the Italian Lakes via Milan, from which it is distant seventy kilometres.

They were executed to the order of the abbess, Giovanna da Piacenza, and are more fitted for a "Trianon" than a convent.

Panini, who obtained celebrity as a painter of architectural subjects, was born at Piacenza, and studied in Rome.

During the night of the 8th of June a courier arrived from Murat, who, as we have said, was occupying Piacenza.

About the same period another subject of the same state painted, in his native place of Piacenza.

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