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A city of central Italy northwest of Florence. It has been a textile center since the 1200s.


(Italian ˈpraːto)
(Placename) a walled city in central Italy, in Tuscany: woollen industry. Pop: 172 499 (2001). Official name: Prato in Toscana


(ˈprɑ toʊ)

a city in central Italy, near Florence. 160,220.
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The first fine afternoon your ladies must go to Prato.
Contract notice: Cleaning service in the green areas and public gardens in the city of prato.
We looked at importers," said Julio Prato, 36, a district attorney and a member of the U.
PRATO, Italy, Muharram 29, 1435, Dec 2, 2013, SPA -- A fire in a clothing factory in Prato, Italy, Sunday killed at least seven people and injured two others, medical officials said, according to UPI.
Sale and London Irish are the only two English clubs to enjoy home advantage in the opening round of fixtures; the Exiles host Cavalieri Prato in Pool Five, which also contains Stade Francais and Olympus Rugby Madrid.
In 2011/12 he played for Italian side Cavalieri Prato, returning from in 2012 when his joined Newport Gwent.
By Steve Riches, travel consultant MORNING: A long swim, then a feast of warm bread, boiled eggs, beef carpaccio and runny Gorgonzola with my wife, Stena, kids and grandchildren on the terrace of Prato di Sotto, our hideaway high in the mountains of Umbria.
Stade Francais, with nine points from their opening two wins, have the chance to go back above Grenoble when they visit Italy to play Cavalieri Prato today.
Nimmo will move to Rodney Parade from the Cornish Pirates, while Ryan played for Italian club Cavalieri Prato last season.
The hotel is providing Easter celebrations at its cafe Prato from April 1 to 9, 2012.
Stefano Del Prato (Pisa, Italy) and Steven Kahn (Seattle, USA) have joined the journal as Associate Editors.
He provides cover for Newport-Gwent Dragons flanker Dan Lydiate, who picked up an ankle injury in their Amlin Challenge Cup success against Cavalieri Prato.