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[ter-nee] /ˈtɛr ni/
a city in central Italy. Unabridged
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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


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