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A city of northern Italy east of Milan. An independent city of Lombardy until 1426, it was then absorbed by the Republic of Venice.
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(Placename) a city in N Italy, in Lombardy: at its height in the 16th century. Pop: 187 567 (2001). Ancient name: Brixia
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a city in central Lombardy, in N Italy. 198,839.
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