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Biella

(byĕl`lä), city (1991 pop. 48,324), Piedmont, NW Italy. It is a major cotton and wool textile manufacturing center. Biella came under the ViscontiVisconti
, Italian family that ruled Milan from the 13th cent. until 1447. In the 12th cent. members of the family received the title of viscount, from which the name is derived.
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 of Milan in 1353 and under the house of SavoySavoy, house of,
dynasty of Western Europe that ruled Savoy and Piedmont from the 11th cent., the kingdom of Sicily from 1714 to 1718, the kingdom of Sardinia from 1720 to 1861, and the kingdom of Italy from 1861 to 1946.
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 in 1379. Of note are several palaces (15th–16th cent.), an early Romanesque baptistery (10th cent.), and a Renaissance cathedral.
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