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 (pĭ-stoi′ə, pē-stō′yä)
A city of north-central Italy northwest of Florence. Settled by Romans in the 6th century bc, it was an important banking center in the 13th century ad and came under the influence of Florence in the 14th century.
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(Italian pisˈtoːja)
(Placename) a city in N Italy, in N Tuscany: scene of the defeat and death of Catiline in 62 bc Pop: 84 274 (2001)
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(piˈstɔ yɑ)

a city in N Tuscany, in N Italy. 93,516.
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