Assisi [uh-see-zee; Italian ahs-see-zee] Examples noun

  1. a town in E Umbria, in central Italy: birthplace of St. Francis of Assisi.

Examples from the Web for assisi Contemporary Examples of assisi

  • In 1997, an earthquake in Assisi caused the collapse of the main cathedral and killed ten people.

    Florence Preps ‘David’ for the Big One

    Barbie Latza Nadeau

    December 25, 2014

  • His home base is Saint Francis of Assisi Church in Midtown Manhattan.

    Mother Cabrini, Saint of the Green Card

    Michael Luongo

    November 11, 2014

  • On October 4, the feast day of Saint Francis of Assisi, the contemporary Francis traveled to the birthplace of his namesake.

    Pope Francis’s Injunction to Get Back to Basics May Help American Christianity

    Joshua DuBois

    October 6, 2013

  • “Always preach the Gospel,” St. Francis of Assisi, from whom the new pope adopted his name, had once said.

    Pope Francis Has Done Penance for His Lapse of Courage in Argentina

    Michael Daly

    March 19, 2013

  • Francis, we are told, could be a reference to St. Francis of Assisi, who, like Bergoglio, was known for his humility.

    Can We Call Him Frank? New Pope Picks New Name, Francis

    Andrew Romano

    March 13, 2013

  • Historical Examples of assisi

  • Certainly it is not for the Franciscans that one remembers Francis of Assisi.

    Rosinante to the Road Again

    John Dos Passos

  • These are the “voices” that still echo in the air of Assisi.

    Italy, the Magic Land

    Lilian Whiting

  • This is said to have been the experience of St. Francis of Assisi.

    Third class in Indian railways

    Mahatma Gandhi

  • There was St. Francis of Assisi, you know, who preached to the birds, didn’t he?

    Imaginary Interviews

    W. D. Howells

  • Two leper-stories are told to the honour of St Francis of Assisi.

    A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)

    Charles Creighton

  • British Dictionary definitions for assisi Assisi noun

    1. a town in central Italy, in Umbria: birthplace of St Francis, who founded the Franciscan religious order here in 1208. Pop: 25 304 (2001)

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