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Asti

(ä`stē), city (1991 pop. 73,557), capital of Asti prov., in Piedmont, NW Italy, on the Tanaro River. It is a commercial and industrial center, noted for its sparkling wine (Asti spumante). The city, which retains its medieval appearance, has a fine Gothic cathedral (14th cent.).
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Asti

a town in NW Italy: famous for its sparkling wine (Asti spumante (spu:'m[+ae]ntI)). Pop.: 71 276 (2001)
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