Pisa

[ pee-zuh; Italian pee-zah ]
/ ˈpi zə; Italian ˈpi zɑ /

noun

a city in NW Italy, on the Arno River: leaning tower.

Related forms

Pi·san, adjective, noun
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Pisa

/ (ˈpiːzə, Italian ˈpiːsa) /

noun

a city in Tuscany, NW Italy, near the mouth of the River Arno: flourishing maritime republic (11th–12th centuries), contains a university (1343), a cathedral (1063), and the Leaning Tower (begun in 1174 and about 5 m (17 ft) from perpendicular); tourism. Pop: 89 694 (2001)

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