Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of central Italy north of Rome. It was part of the Papal States in the 14th century. Population: 110,000.

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  • proper n. A province of Umbria, Italy.
  • proper n. A town, the capital of Terni.

Etymologies

From Italian Terni. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A painting I love will be at Galerie Jean-François Heim of Paris—Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot's "The Velino above the Cascade of Terni" (1826), a whirl of blue-gray water rushing with life (€330,000).

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  • One is described as a priest at Rome, another as bishop of Interamna modern Terni, and these two seem both to have suffered in the second half of the third century and to have been buried on the Flaminian Way, but at different distances from the city.

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  • Tradition holds that there are actually three martyrs named Valentine associated with February 14, Valentine of Rome, Valentine of Terni whom some scholars believe to be the same person as Valentine of Rome and another Valentine of Africa of whom not much is known.

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  • Favorite Loveboat styles include Chronos, a travel tote, Elba, a horizontal shoulder bag and Terni, a small handbag.

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  • At Terni, take a taxi from the station to the Abbazia, about 30 minutes northeast.

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  • The following account is given by Van Dale of a singular oracle that was delivered in his time at Terni, in the States of the Pope, about the year 1650; and the narrative of which was printed at Venice by order of the government:

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Rome gained and left behind, and with it the Pilgrims who are now repairing to their own homes again — each with his scallop shell and staff, and soliciting alms for the love of God — we come, by a fair country, to the Falls of Terni, where the whole Velino river dashes, headlong, from a rocky height, amidst shining spray and rainbows.

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  • Thomas H. Smith, who was driving the vehicle through the city of Terni, broke several ribs.

    Cardinal injured, priest killed in weekend car accident in Italy

  • C. Terni SS 2 1 0 0 .220 J. Rodriguez PIT 0 0 0 0 .000

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  • C. Terni SS 5 0 2 1 .240 J. Mathis 1B 4 0 0 0 .235

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