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 (pə-vē′ə, pä-vē′ä)
A city of northwest Italy south of Milan. Originally a Roman stronghold known as Ticinum, it served as capital of the Lombard kings before 1359 and later became a leading Italian city-state.
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(Placename) a town in N Italy, in Lombardy: noted for its Roman and medieval remains, including the tomb of St Augustine. Pop: 71 214 (2001). Latin name: Ticinum
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(pɑˈvi ɑ)

a city in N Italy, S of Milan. 85,056.
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The great Pompey lost that of Pharsalia; and Francis the First, who was, as I have heard say, as good as other folks, nevertheless lost the Battle of Pavia."
Barbara, Leganes, San Miguel, Pavia, Leon, Alimodian, Guimbal, Tigbauan, and Oton.
University of Pavia, piazza Botta 11-27100 Pavia, Italy.
Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC) continues to be at the top of its game with the opening of its 49th mall in the Philippines, Robinsons Place Pavia in Pavia, Iloilo.
The P93.7-million flood-control projects will benefit residents in low-lying areas of Pavia and San Miguel towns in the central part of Iloilo.
Following the indictment reading and opening statement of the BiH Prosecutor's Office, began the trial of Sretko PaviA before the state court for the murder of five civilians in July 1992 in RizvanoviAi near Prijedor, reported BIRN-Justice Report.
(1) Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, 27100 Pavia, Italy
II fondo musicale del Duomo di Pavia. By Mariateresa Dellaborra and Maria Cecilia Farina.
Along the way you will travel on the picturesque 'Three Valleys Railway' into the heart of Columbus' maritime city of Genoa, and visit Pavia, a medieval city with a Visconti castle, and whose cathedral boasts one of Italy's largest domes.
On January 14, 2014, a 67-year-old man with multiple myeloma underwent the eighth cycle of chemotherapy at the Hematology Unit of the Fondazione Istituto Di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico Policlinico San Matteo in Pavia, Italy.
Black Pavia chaises longues "In my downtime, I like nothing more than to relax with a glass of wine and take in the amazing panoramic views while sitting in my favourite furniture, which is a pair of black Pavia chaises longues.