Alessandria


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Alessandria

(Italian alesˈsandrja)
n
(Placename) a town in NW Italy, in Piedmont. Pop: 85 438 (2001)
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A•les•san•dri•a

(ˌɑ lɛsˈsɑn dri ɑ)

n.
a city in NW Italy, in Piedmont. 102,774.
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[*] The battles of Il Taro, 1495; Alessandria, 1499; Capua, 1501; Genoa, 1507; Vaila, 1509; Bologna, 1511; Mestri, 1513.
I embarked at Alicante, reached Genoa after a prosperous voyage, and proceeded thence to Milan, where I provided myself with arms and a few soldier's accoutrements; thence it was my intention to go and take service in Piedmont, but as I was already on the road to Alessandria della Paglia, I learned that the great Duke of Alva was on his way to Flanders.
Beyond Alessandria we passed the battle-field of Marengo.
Giancarlo Favarin was caught on camera headbutting Gaetano Mancino, assistant coach of rivals Alessandria, during a brawl after a two all drawn game with his side Lucchese in the Serie C.
Their topics are whether building information modeling is a great misunderstanding or a potential opportunity for design disciplines, (re)discovering rock art carvings with photogrammetic techniques in Galicia in northwestern Iberian Peninsula, virtuality and multimedia for digital heritage: Schifanoia Palace and its Hall of Months, enhancing the cultural heritage between visual technologies and virtual restoration: case studies to models for visual communication, and Palatium Vetus in Alessandria: from tradition to digital history.
Esseti owns and operates a small size organic rankine cycle biomass power plant based in Predosa, near Alessandria, to the east of Turin, Italy.
Tv sport FOOTBALL: Premier League, Bournemouth v Southampton (BT Sport 1 7pm) Bundesliga, Ingolstadt v Cologne (BT Sport 2, 7.0pm); Primera Division, Atletico Madrid v Real Sociedad (Sky Sports 2, 7.55pm); Coppa Italia, AC Milan v Alessandria (Sky Sports 1, 7.30pm).
between Milan and Alessandria. The Italian Cup championship final will be held on Saturday, May 21st at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.
Eco - who was born in Alessandria - said: "I am a philosopher.
Born on January 5, 1932, Eco was the son of a shopkeeper from Alessandria in northern Italy.
Alessandria, University of Rochester and NBER, and Horag Choi, Monash University, "The Dynamics of the U.S.