pieve

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Italian[edit]

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From Latin plēbem.

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pieve f ‎(plural pievi)

  1. (southern and central Italy) A rural parish church
    • Concetta Masseria, Foglio 114 Arezzo in 1992, Atlante dei siti archeologici della Toscana, page 225:
      L’edificio è quasi completamente inglobato all’interno delle strutture di una pieve paleocristiana (VI-VII sec. d.C.), il cui orientamento è esattamente opposto a quello dell’edificio etrusco.
      The building in almost completely embedded within the structure of a palaeochristian parish church (6th to 7th century AD), whose orientation is exactly opposite that of the Etruscan building.

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