What does Pizza mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pizza, pizza pienoun

    Italian open pie made of thin bread dough spread with a spiced mixture of e.g. tomato sauce and cheese

Wiktionary

  1. pizzanoun

    A baked Italian dish of a thinly rolled bread dough crust typically topped before baking with tomato sauce, cheese and other ingredients such as meat, vegetables or fruit

  2. pizzanoun

    A single instance of this dish

Wikipedia

  1. Pizza

    Pizza (Italian: [ˈpittsa], Neapolitan: [ˈpittsə]) is a savory dish of Italian origin, consisting of a usually round, flattened base of leavened wheat-based dough topped with tomatoes, cheese, and various other ingredients (anchovies, olives, meat, etc.) baked at a high temperature, traditionally in a wood-fired oven. A small pizza is sometimes called a pizzetta. In Italy, pizza served in formal settings, such as at a restaurant, is presented unsliced and eaten with the use of a knife and fork. In casual settings it is cut into wedges to be eaten while held in the hand. The term pizza was first recorded in the 10th century in a Latin manuscript from the Southern Italian town of Gaeta in Lazio, on the border with Campania. Modern pizza was invented in Naples, and the dish and its variants have since become popular in many countries. It has become one of the most popular foods in the world and a common fast food item in Europe and North America, available at pizzerias (restaurants specializing in pizza), restaurants offering Mediterranean cuisine, and via pizza delivery. Many companies sell ready-baked frozen pizzas to be reheated in an ordinary home oven. The Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana (lit. True Neapolitan Pizza Association) is a non-profit organization founded in 1984 with headquarters in Naples that aims to promote traditional Neapolitan pizza. In 2009, upon Italy's request, Neapolitan pizza was registered with the European Union as a Traditional Speciality Guaranteed dish, and in 2017 the art of its making was included on UNESCO's list of intangible cultural heritage.

Freebase

  1. Pizza

    Pizza is an oven-baked, flat, round bread typically topped with a tomato sauce, cheese and various toppings. Pizza was originally invented in Naples, Italy, and the dish has since become popular in many parts of the world. An establishment that makes and sells pizzas is called a "pizzeria". Many varieties of pizza exist worldwide, along with several dish variants based upon pizza. In 2009, upon Italy's request, Neapolitan pizza was safeguarded in the European Union as a Traditional Specialty Guaranteed dish. Also, October is traditionally national Pizza month.

Editors Contribution

  1. pizza

    A type of food and food product.

    Pizza is loved by many.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 23, 2020  

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Pizza' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3557

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pizza in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pizza in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Pizza in a Sentence

  1. Jim Gerety:

    There are over a million combinations of pizza toppings, and some of our stores aren’t going to have enough wall space for these menu boards, we are not against helping people make informed decisions. But the way these regulations are written isn’t logical for our business.

  2. Prince Andrews:

    I was at home, I was with the children and Id taken Beatriceto a Pizza Express in Woking for a party at I suppose four or five in the afternoon, and then because the Duchess was away, we have a simple rule in the family that when one is away the other one is there.

  3. Anthony Falco:

    Go to your favorite pizza place and see if they’ll sell you a raw dough for $3 or $4.

  4. Frank Fritz:

    The guy that connects with me is the guy who buys a 30 pack of Busch Light and a pizza on the weekend. That's my guy. My guy buys a $150 sign, not an $8,000 sign. I'm more of the common man guy, I haven't found a $100,000 vase or any Michelangelo stuff. I've never really had a big, big score like that. But all the small scores are the bread and butter and that's my deal.

  5. Nick Horby:

    People go on about places like Starbucks being unpersonal and all that, but what if that's what you want? I'd be lost if people like that got their way and there was nothing unpersonal in the world. I like to know that there are big places without windows where no one gives a shit. You need confidence to go into small places with regular customers... I'm happiest in the Virgin Megastore and Borders and Starbucks and Pizza Express, where no one gives a shit and no one knows who you are. My mum & dad are always going on about how soulless those places are, and I'm like Der. That's the point

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