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Gorizia

(gōrē`tsēä), Ger. Görz (gûrts), city (1991 pop. 38,505), capital of Gorizia prov., Friuli–Venezia Giulia, NE Italy, on the Isonzo River and on the Slovenian border. It is an industrial, commercial, transport, and tourist center. Manufactures include textiles, leather goods, processed food, and machines. Located in the historic region of FriuliFriuli
, historic region, now divided between Friuli–Venezia Giulia, NE Italy, and Slovenia. It extends from the E Alps to the Adriatic and includes, in the east, a fertile plain and a section of the Karst region.
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, Gorizia was the seat of a duchy from c.1000 to 1500. It passed to the Hapsburgs in 1508 but preserved a remarkable autonomy until the 18th cent. From 1815 to 1918 the Austrian crown land of Görz-Gradisca (Slovenian Gorica) was included in Küstenland prov. In World War I, Gorizia and the surrounding area in the Karst were the scene of bloody battles (see IsonzoIsonzo
, river, 87 mi (140 km) long, rising in the Julian Alps, NW Slovenia, and flowing S through Slovenia, where it is known as the Soča, then SW through NE Italy before emptying into the Gulf of Trieste.
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). The Italians took Gorizia in 1916, evacuated it in 1917, and recovered it in 1918. Gorizia was excepted from the cession in 1947 of E Friuli to Yugoslavia; on the eastern limit of the Italian city is the new Slovenian community of Nova Gorica. Gorizia has a 16th-century fortress, a Gothic cathedral (14th cent., rebuilt 17th cent.), and the Church of St. Ignatius (1680–1725).
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Gorizia

a city in NE Italy, in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, on the Isonzo River: cultural centre under the Hapsburgs. Pop.: 35 667 (2001)
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'O Gorizia' circulated widely in Northern Italy during the First World War.
Intrinsic to such questions are those concerning the political and ideological orientation of the Italian Communist Party (PCI) (1) as a national organisation at the time, insofar as this affected responses to events in Gorizia. The idea that the PCI was the most autonomous party within the international communist movement, with an essentially 'national' orientation, a flexible infra-structure designed to create and maintain a mass membership, and a relatively democratic approach to everyday politics, has largely prevailed in the historiography.
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* M.D., Head, Department of Emergency, Unit of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Presidio Ospedaliero di Gorizia, Gorizia, Italy.
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(11) See Giovanni Comelli, 'Un giornalista friulano a Trieste: Pacifico Valussi', in 410 Congresso della Societa Filologica Friulana--Comitato di Trieste e Gorizia (Udine: Doretti, 1964), pp.