Valle d'Aosta

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Val·le d'A·os·ta

 (vä′lā dä-ō′stə, -stä)
A region of northwest Italy bordering on France and Switzerland. Separated from Piedmont in the 1940s, it has a predominantly French linguistic and cultural heritage.
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Valle d'Aosta

(Italian ˈvalle daˈɔsta)
(Placename) an autonomous region of NW Italy: under many different rulers until passing to the house of Savoy in the 11th century; established as an autonomous region in 1944. Capital: Aosta. Pop: 120 909 (2003 est). Area: 3263 sq km (1260 sq miles)
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Val•le d'A•o•sta

(ˈvɑ leɪ dɑˈɔ stɑ)
a region in NW Italy. 118,000; 1259 sq. mi. (3260 sq. km).
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Noun1.Valle d'Aosta - a region in northwestern ItalyValle D'Aosta - a region in northwestern Italy  
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
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This sets Cole up well for the 2019 UEC MTB Youth European Championships in Pila - Valle d'Aosta, Italy, next week after being out of racing for a period of time with a broken wrist.
COURMAYEUR, VAL D'AOSTA From Basilicata, we go back to the top of the Country to reach Valle D'Aosta, the region that will be the big protagonist of Giro d'Italia 2019.
According to local media, the bodies of three people have been found following an avalanche on Sunday in Valle d'Aosta, which is near the Courmayeur ski resort.
The bodies of the freeriding skiiers who died were found under an avalanche in Courmayeur, Valle d'Aosta, this morning.
Fitch assesses Italian inter-governmental relations as neutral for Valle d'Aosta. VdA is eligible to be rated above the sovereign by virtue of its institutional strength and high degree of financial autonomy.
The author traces how the modern administrative regions of the Valle d'Aosta, Piemonte, Liguria, Emilia-Romagna, Veneto, Trentino-Alto Adige, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, as well as parts of Slovenia and Croatia, became, by stages, absorbed into the Roman state, and how the inhabitants of these regions began talking of themselves as Romans--never "northern Italians." She is quick to emphasize that the process of making these diverse regions, ecologies, and cityscapes into a Roman political, economic, and cultural entity resulted in an "artificial creation."
After going up the beyond-category ascents to Montee de Bisanne and Col du Pre, plus the second-category Cormet de Roselend, the stage concluded with the unprecedented and lengthy 17.6-kilometer climb to La Rosiere -- a ski resort linked to La Thuile in the Italian region of Valle d'Aosta.
A 30-year-old Estonian man, identified as Pavel, had one drink too many at a resort in Valle d'Aosta, a mountainous region in Italy between France and Switzerland, reports Italian newspaper La Stampa.
The aptly named Ristorante Bellevue served up a splendid lunch of traditional Valle d'Aosta fare - and long-awaited scoops of fruity-ice cream for the kids.
The chill engulfed much of the country, with the harshest temperatures recorded in the Alps in the Valle d'Aosta, where a low of -34.9 C was recorded early on Monday.
Di Francesco); Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale del Piemonte, Liguria e Valle d'Aosta, Imperia, Italy (W.