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 (pĭ-stoi′ə, pē-stō′yä)
A city of north-central Italy northwest of Florence. Settled by Romans in the 6th century bc, it was an important banking center in the 13th century ad and came under the influence of Florence in the 14th century.


(Italian pisˈtoːja)
(Placename) a city in N Italy, in N Tuscany: scene of the defeat and death of Catiline in 62 bc Pop: 84 274 (2001)


(piˈstɔ yɑ)

a city in N Tuscany, in N Italy. 93,516.
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And if this be rightly considered, he will be seen to have been much more merciful than the Florentine people, who, to avoid a reputation for cruelty, permitted Pistoia to be destroyed.
The trains will be manufactured in the HRI plants of Pistoia and Reggio Calabria, while components and electronics will be manufactured in the HRI plant of Naples.
Dotmatics, the leading global informatics solutions provider to the pharma, biotech, chemical and academic industries announced today that it has joined the Pistoia Alliance, a global, not-for-profit alliance of Life Sciences organisations that work together to lower barriers to innovation in R&D.
Next up, it's on to Tuscany, before they conclude this leg of the trip With a look around Pistoia, Pisa and Livorno.
This article represents a case study of Filastrocca ("Nursery Rhyme"), a preschool in the Tuscan city of Pistoia.
ELASTIC MATERIAL COATED IN FIBERS, A DIAPER COMPRISING SAID ELASTIC MATERIAL AND A METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF: Riccardo Cecconi, Prato, Italy; Barbara Bulleri, Pistoia, Italy; Chiara Allegrini, Lucca, Italy; Stefano Muroni, Pistoia, Italy; and Claudio Giacometti, Pistoia, Italy.
Lionard, a boutique brokerage firm located in historic Pistoia, has a wide portfolio of luxury and super-luxury properties throughout Italy, with a strong focus in Tuscany.
The speakers have been drawn from different fields and include John Wise from the Pistoia Alliance talking about open innovation; Henrik Seidel from Bayer Healthcare; Mathew Woodwark talking about the impact of informatics on biologics drug discovery and development in MedImmune; Florence Servant from Syngenta discussing marker assay developments in plant species and Rutger Vos from the Naturalis Biodiversity Centre in Leiden, Holland.
Close to 40 contributions (a few in French) address topics in the realm of his interests, including, for example the poetry of Lemmo Orlandi da Pistoia, Chretien de Troyes's romances (a reconsideration of the order), transmission and individuality in medieval glossaries, and family drama in the Middle English Breton lays.
Friday's event took place at 1448 GMT and had its epicentre in Garfagnana, a mountainous area in northern Tuscany between the provinces of Lucca, Modena and Pistoia, Italian National Institute of Geophysics and Vulcanology (INGV) said on its website.
html) Daily Telegraph newspaper, on July 26, 1943, during a flight from a Nazi base in Sardinia on its way to Pistoia in the Italian mainland.
Hunt was given a chance to catch the manager's eye in Tuesday's 5-0 win over a Tuscan XI in Pistoia.