[pawr-ti-chee; Italian pawr-tee-chee]


a city in S Italy, on the Bay of Naples.

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Examples from the Web for portici

Historical Examples of portici

  • Nor must we omit one of the greatest curiosities, preserved at Portici.

  • The frescoes on the walls were equal to most which they have peeled off and carried to Portici.

    The Admiral

    Douglas Sladen

  • At Portici they are only the playthings of an idle court, which might destroy them if it thought about them.

    The Admiral

    Douglas Sladen

  • A part of this form in which the impress of her breast is left, is preserved at Portici.

  • It stood between the "new diggings" and the royal palace of Portici.

    Naples Past and Present

    Arthur H. Norway