American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of western Italy on the Arno River near the Tyrrhenian Sea. An important Etruscan town, it developed into a powerful maritime republic in the 9th to 11th centuries but was crushed by Genoa in 1284. Florence controlled the city from 1406 to 1509. The campanile of its cathedral, built 1174-c. 1350, is the famed Leaning Tower of Pisa. Population: 87,200.
- n. a city in Tuscany; site of the famous Leaning Tower
- From Italian Pisa. (Wiktionary)
“Born Galileo Galilei in Pisa, Italy, Galileo was a philosopher, inventor, astronomer, and mathematician who made fundamental contributions to the sciences of motion, astronomy, and strength of materials and to the development of the scientific method.”
“He is 35 and a fellow journalist who works at the regional TV station in Pisa, we move on to discuss the demise of the typewriter and then his recent trip to South America.”
“His invention-a 3D printer momentarily located in Pisa, Italy - is said to look like a “prototype for the automotive industry” and combines the functionality of computer architecture programs with the printer mechanism.”
“We saw the leaning tower of Pisa from the air, which was special.”
“: D I'm italian and I do live in Pisa, as a student.”
“Located in Pisa, Italy, the San Ranieri Hotel was completed last year, and features a vibrant nighttime display of iridescent colors that light up the exterior.”
“[Return to the letter] 15 The family with whom Carlino lived in Pisa from September 1822 to May 1824 (Stillinger 135n12).”
“I hear they are much pleased with my article on "Les Charmettes & Rousseau"; 12 and they have another, called "William Lentile & Thomas Walt" ,13 which Hunt saw in Pisa, and said it was very good indeed.”
“Here are the much-delayed pictures from my day in Pisa (Tuesday).”
“I had a major panic in Pisa when I saw that my reservation had been cancelled on the KLM website.”
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