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commune in N Italy: pop. 107,000
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A city of northeast Italy west of Venice. Founded by Ligurians c. first century B.C., it became a free city in A.D. 1164 and passed to Austria in 1797. Vicenza joined the kingdom of Italy in 1866. Population: 114,000.