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Terni

[ter-nee] /ˈtɛr ni/
noun
1.
a city in central Italy.
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  • I remained three days in Florence, and then went to Terni, and found the place full of volunteers—in all nearly 2000 men.

    Rule of the Monk Giuseppe Garibaldi
  • At Terni some sixty persons are employed, including boys and men.

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

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

    Gerald Fitzgerald Charles James Lever
  • After dinner, J——- and I walked out in the dusk to see what we could of Terni.

  • If four numbers are played with all their chances, they are reckoned as four Terni, and paid for accordingly.

  • On reaching Terni, I wrote a letter of apology to our beautiful hostess of Soma, and sent back the truffles.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • I should think the quantity of water at Niagara would make five hundred such falls as those of Terni, without exaggeration.

    Pencillings by the Way N. Parker Willis
  • Then came Terni and its famous waterfall—a mile away, they knew, for they walked there.

    James Fenimore Cooper Mary E. Phillips
  • Terni was the Italian Tempe, and its beautiful scenery was shown to Cicero, whose excursion hither is recorded.

    Pencillings by the Way N. Parker Willis
British Dictionary definitions for Terni

Terni

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