Pozzuoli


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Poz·zuo·li

 (pōt-swō′lē)
A city of southern Italy west of Naples on the Bay of Pozzuoli, a section of the Bay of Naples. The city was founded by Greek exiles c. 529 bc and was an important commercial center during the Roman Empire.
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Pozzuoli

(Italian potˈtswɔːli)
n
(Placename) a port in SW Italy, in Campania on the Gulf of Pozzuoli (an inlet of the Bay of Naples): in a region of great volcanic activity; founded in the 6th century bc by the Greeks. Pop: 78 754 (2001)
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Poz•zuo•li

(pɒtˈswoʊ li)

n.
a seaport in SW Italy, near Naples. 70,350.
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References in classic literature ?
'And you thought I was still in Rome, no doubt; and so I was until this afternoon, when I caught train at the eleventh moment, and then another train from Naples to Pozzuoli. I have been rowed here now by a fisherman of Pozzuoli.
So we went to Procida, and from thence to Pozzuoli, where St.
The temple's columns, now in fact thought to be the remains of the macellum or marketplace of the town of Puteoli (modern-day Pozzuoli), were already famous in geological circles for the rings that scarred them, caused by marble-boring marine molluscs that had lived on their surface.
D'altra parte come si potrebbe pensare che ci sia qualcosa di definito e di definitivo in una terra dove, dall'oggi al domani, sono emerse e scomparse spiagge, si sono formati nuovi monti, mari e isole, incastonati laghi, inabissate insenature e citta, come l'antica citta di Baia o il tempio dedicato a Serapide a Pozzuoli, dove il tufo giallo napoletano e diventato il materiale con cui sono state edificate le abitazioni, i castelli, i cimiteri, le mura, dove e stato scavato il primo acquedotto del mondo.
Tra i luoghi che maggiormente la connotano, figurano i paesaggi tellurici dei Campi Flegrei: tra le acque del lago d'Averno e la "barbarica Pozzuoli" si stagliano spazi arsi animati da memorie, spettri e fantasmi che sorgono dai fumi sulfurei e dagli sciami bradisismici.
(5) Institute for Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials (IPCB-CNR), Pozzuoli, Italy
The term "pozzolan" is originally from the town of Pozzuoli, northeast of Naples in Italy, where pozzolanic deposits from Vesuvius' volcano were found [5].
(5) Institute of Applied Sciences and Intelligent Systems, CNR, Via Campi Flegrei 34, 80078 Pozzuoli, Naples, Italy
(2) Endocannabinoid Research Group, Institute of Biomolecular Chemistry, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, 80078 Pozzuoli, Italy
To the west of Naples, at the end of the metro line, is Pozzuoli and the sunken city of Baiae.