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- commune in N Italy, on Lake Como: pop. 90,000
- lake in Lombardy, N Italy: 56 sq mi (145 sq km)
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A resort city of northern Italy near the Swiss border at the southwest end of Lake Como. The city was a Roman colony and became an independent commune in the 11th century. Population: 83,300.