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 (vĭ-chĕn′sə, vē-chĕn′dzä)
A city of northeast Italy west of Venice. Founded by Ligurians c. first century bc, it became a free city c. ad 1164 and passed to Austria in 1797. Vicenza joined the kingdom of Italy in 1866.
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(Italian viˈtʃɛntsa)
(Placename) a city in NE Italy, in Veneto: home of the 16th-century architect Andrea Palladio and site of some of his finest works. Pop: 107 223 (2001)
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(vɪˈtʃɛn zə)

a city in NE Italy. 109,932.
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Then there is the Fortune Theatre near Cripplegate, and, most charming of all, two views--street and river fronts--the Duke's Theatre, Dorset Garden, in Fleet Street, designed by Wren, decorated by Gibbons--graceful, naive, dainty, like the work of a very refined Palladio, working minutely, perhaps more delicately than at Vicenza, in the already crowded city on the Thames side.
In a small mountain resort (Recoaro) near Vicenza, where I spent the spring of 1881, I and my friend and Maestro, Peter Gast--also one who had been born again--discovered that the phoenix music that hovered over us, wore lighter and brighter plumes than it had done theretofore."
The paintings of Canaletto, Guardi, Marieschi and van Lint arrived from the Gallerie d'Italia - Palazzo Leoni Montanari, one of the most beautiful baroque palaces in Vicenza.
Police were called to the address in the northern city of Vicenza and arrested the 56-year-old man.
Vicenza, Italy: Abdullah Hassan Al Shamsi, Consul-General of the UAE in Milan, has taken part in a conference held in the Italian city of Vicenza on the major business opportunities of Dubai Expo 2020.
Zaccardo, 35 years old, added, "I've cancelled the contract that tied me to Vicenza until June 2018." Vicenza, Zaccardo's last football club, was relegated to the third division in Italy, so Zaccardo cancelled his contract with them.
The two lenders, Banca Popolare di Vicenza and Veneto Banca, have sought help from the Atlante fund for about EUR1bn of financial assistance.
The unexpected summer shower Wednesday afternoon failed to stop the performance planned by artist David Medalla in Vicenza, an hour-long train ride outside Venice.
VICENZA v PESCARA 8pm PESCARA, ninth in Serie B going into the final weekend of the season, can stay on course for almost the unthinkable by winning promotion to the top flight, writes Steve Davies.
Patricia Urquiola designs the new Jewelry Museum in the historic Palladian Basilica in Vicenza, Italy.
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