[ ter-nee ]

  1. a city in central Italy.

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How to use Terni in a sentence

  • If at Terni we see the Velino "cleave the wave-worn precipice," the Byronic lines murmur along our lips.

    From the Easy Chair, series 2 | George William Curtis
  • In vain came pressing invitations from Albano and Terni, where she had promised to pass part of her autumn.

    Gerald Fitzgerald | Charles James Lever
  • Datur signum, infestique armis Terni iuvenes, magnorum exercituum animos gerentes, concurrunt.

    Selections from Viri Romae | Charles Franois L'Homond

British Dictionary definitions for Terni


/ (Italian ˈtɛrni) /

  1. an industrial city in central Italy, in Umbria: site of waterfalls created in Roman times. Pop: 105 018 (2001)

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