Assisi [uh-see-zee; Italian ahs-see-zee] Examples noun
- 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.
Barbie Latza Nadeau
December 25, 2014
His home base is Saint Francis of Assisi Church in Midtown Manhattan.
November 11, 2014
On October 4, the feast day of Saint Francis of Assisi, the contemporary Francis traveled to the birthplace of his namesake.
October 6, 2013
“Always preach the Gospel,” St. Francis of Assisi, from whom the new pope adopted his name, had once said.
March 19, 2013
Francis, we are told, could be a reference to St. Francis of Assisi, who, like Bergoglio, was known for his humility.
March 13, 2013
Historical Examples of assisi
Certainly it is not for the Franciscans that one remembers Francis of Assisi.
John Dos Passos
These are the “voices” that still echo in the air of Assisi.
This is said to have been the experience of St. Francis of Assisi.
There was St. Francis of Assisi, you know, who preached to the birds, didn’t he?
W. D. Howells
Two leper-stories are told to the honour of St Francis of Assisi.
British Dictionary definitions for assisi Assisi noun
- a town in central Italy, in Umbria: birthplace of St Francis, who founded the Franciscan religious order here in 1208. Pop: 25 304 (2001)