(kyävān`nä), town (1991 pop. 7,365), Lombardy, N Italy. It is a commercial center and transportation junction. Historically a strategic point, it commands both the Splügen and Maloja passes between Italy and Switzerland.
Spend a full day exploring the Alpine towns of Tirano, Poschiavo and Chiavenna and the elegant Swiss town of St Moritz as well as enjoying a full day excursion to Milan, Italy's capital of fashion and chic.
Cella F, Chiavenna G, Nichelatti M, et al, A inulticentric prospective open trial on the quality of live and oxidative stress in patients affected by advanced head and neck cancer treated with a new benzoquinonerich product derived from fermented wheat germ (Avemar), Med I Nutritirjn Metab.
In addition to these, the more recent case of the four young women in Chiavenna who, on 4 June 2000, putatively impelled by the "satanic" music of Marilyn Manson, killed Suor Maria Laura Mainetti, as ritualistic offering seems more on point for the way it begs the issue of violence in a female youth offender.