[pee-zuh; Italian pee-zah] /ˈpi zə; Italian ˈpi zɑ/

a city in NW Italy, on the Arno River: leaning tower.
/ˈpiːzə; Italian ˈpiːsa/
a city in Tuscany, NW Italy, near the mouth of the River Arno: flourishing maritime republic (11th–12th centuries), contains a university (1343), a cathedral (1063), and the Leaning Tower (begun in 1174 and about 5 m (17 ft) from perpendicular); tourism. Pop: 89 694 (2001)

Italian city, from Etruscan, of uncertain meaning. Related: Pisan.


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