Definitions for piacenzapyɑˈtʃɛn tsɑ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a city in N Italy, on the Po River. 104,976.
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: Ancient, Placentia.
Province of Emilia-Romagna, Italy.
Capital of the province of Piacenza.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
an old Italian city on the Po, 43 m. by rail SE. of Milan; has a cathedral, and among other churches the San Sisto, which contains the Sistine Madonna of Raphael, a theological seminary, and large library; it manufactures silks, cottons, and hats, and is a fortress of great strategical importance.