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A city of northwest Sardinia, Italy, north-northwest of Cagliari. It was an important trading center in the Middle Ages, when it was held successively by Pisa, Genoa, and Aragon.


(Italian ˈsassari)
(Placename) a city in NW Sardinia, Italy: the second-largest city on the island; university (1565). Pop: 120 729 (2001)


(ˈsɑ sə ri)

a city in NW Sardinia. 120,497.
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Opening in the New Year, the restaurant will be within the former Sassari restaurant.
Set in the dullest outskirts of the Sardinian city of Sassari, the pic is meant as a comment on distanced father-son relationships and, even more, on Italy's disastrous socioeconomic climate, in which young people into their 30s have little motivation to succeed.
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The patient was isolated at the Institute of Respiratory Diseases, University of Sassari-Faculty of Medicine, Sassari, Italy.
The Sardinia Film Festival and the International Short Film Award are organized by the Sassari Cineclub in partnership with FEDIC.
Mr Jones, from Whitchurch, Cardiff, who is author of 15 volumes of novels and short stories, was given the City of Sassari International Award for Minority Languages.
More than 500,000 voting cards were distributed to hundreds of restaurants in the North East, with Cafe Lilli pipping The Waiting Room in Eaglescliffe, Middlesbrough's Sassari and Starters in Yarm as Teesside's top dining-out spot.
Contact: Antonio Piga, Dipartimento di Scienze Ambientali Agrarie e Biotecnologie Agro-Alimentari, Universita degli Studi di Sassari, Viale Italia 39, 07100 Sassari, Italy.
Ymateb wnaethom i daith a drefnwyd gan ddau gyfieithydd o'r Eidal a rhai tra arbennig sef Silvana Siviero ac Andrea Bianchi a'i gydlynu gan ddarlithydd yn y Brifysgol yn Sassari sef Giuseppe Serpillo.
Eurand, a specialty pharmaceutical company, has signed research agreements with the University of Milan (Italy) and the University of Sassari (Italy) to evaluate a new class of analgesic compounds.