- a city in NW Italy, W of Milan.
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Historical Examples of vercelli
These were chiefly sent to the district of Vercelli, in Piedmont.The Vaudois of Piedmont
John Napper Worsfold
He stayed for you while his comrades called him to Vercelli, where they are assembled.Vittoria, Complete
The saint is supposed to have been martyred in front of the church of St. Andrea at Vercelli.
In 1528 he transferred his abode to Vercelli, and about the same year married again.
The palace itself belonged to the head of the Vercelli family.The Marriage of William Ashe
Mrs. Humphry Ward
- a city in NW Italy, in Piedmont: an ancient Ligurian and later Roman city; has an outstanding library of manuscripts (notably the Codex Vercellensis, dating from the 10th century). Pop: 45 132 (2001)