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  1. a city in central Italy.
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Examples from the Web for terni

Historical Examples

  • At Terni some sixty persons are employed, including boys and men.

    Pilgrimage from the Alps to the Tiber

    James Aitken Wylie

  • An Italian olive-plantation, near Terni, is believed to have stood since the days of Pliny.

    Soil Culture

    J. H. Walden

  • But the captain had now been transferred to Terni, and tragedy had begun.

  • Nevertheless, we cannot pass by in silence two such spots as the Falls of Terni and Assisi.

  • In vain came pressing invitations from Albano and Terni, where she had promised to pass part of her autumn.

    Gerald Fitzgerald

    Charles James Lever

British Dictionary definitions for terni


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