Piacenza

[pyah-chen-tsah]
Ancient Placentia.
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Historical Examples of piacenza

  • And as yet I had received no absolution for the mortal offences I had committed at Piacenza.

    The Strolling Saint

    Raphael Sabatini

  • And what do they say at Castel Guelfo of the things that are happening in Piacenza?

    The Strolling Saint

    Raphael Sabatini

  • An Imperial herald from Piacenza rode out to Pagliano with a small escort.

    The Strolling Saint

    Raphael Sabatini

  • Our great fear was lest we should find the gates of Piacenza closed on our arrival.

    The Strolling Saint

    Raphael Sabatini

  • Briefly I gave her the news of what had befallen in Piacenza.

    The Strolling Saint

    Raphael Sabatini


British Dictionary definitions for piacenza

Piacenza

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