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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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