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

  • A city of southern Italy in the Apennines east-southeast of Naples. Founded by Romans in the second century B.C., it was ruled by numerous feudal overlords during the Middle Ages. Population: 68,300.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. Province of Basilicata, Italy.
  • proper n. Capital of the province of Potenza.


From Italian Potenza. (Wiktionary)



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