Definitions

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

  • A city of northeast Italy west of Venice. Founded by Ligurians c. first century B.C., it became a free city in A.D. 1164 and passed to Austria in 1797. Vicenza joined the kingdom of Italy in 1866. Population: 114,000.

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  • proper n. Province of Veneto, Italy.
  • proper n. Capital of the province of Vicenza.

Etymologies

From Italian Vicenza. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I can not recall the maker as the hazard with importing a bike like this (they are everywhere in Vicenza, Italy) is that in the USA people will stalk your bike and steal it.

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  • In Italy this past Saturday, in a place called Vicenza (Vicenza is approximately 60 km west of Venice and 200 km east of Milan), some 100,000 people hit the streets in protest of the planned expansion of a US military base.

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  • They were rather troublous times, and not to be recalled here in all their circumstance; but I think it due to Vicenza, which is now little spoken of, even in Italy, and is scarcely known in America, where her straw-braid is bought for that of Leghorn, to remind the reader that the city was for a long time a republic of very independent and warlike stomach.

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  • Against a foe such as Vicenza, however, Tuck stayed on the floor.

    Stars and Stripes

  • Other locations, such as Vicenza, Italy, and the United Kingdom, will see a four-point drop.

    Stars and Stripes

  • This week Robertson is heading to Vicenza, Italy, where QVC airs three days of live jewelry shows starting Friday June 3, 6/5c.

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  • When the Academy of Vicenza needed a theatre in 1579, the Italian architect Andrea Palladio designed it on a classical model drawn from Vitruvius.

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  • Zamperla, a big amusement outfit based in Vicenza, recently opened Scream Zone, an addition to Luna Park, the 19-ride kiddie park it launched last year.

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  • Five years later, Antonio Salviati came to Venice from Vicenza where he practiced law to open a factory dedicated to production of traditional Murano glass.

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  • Born in Gary, Indiana, in 1955, Gus joined the Army in 1977, and served in the 1st Ranger Battalion, an elite infantry unit; a rapid-deployment force based in Vicenza, Italy; and the 101st Airborne Division.

    The Snatchback

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