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Grosseto

(grōs-sā`tō), city (1991 pop. 71,257), central Italy, capital of Grosseto prov., Tuscany region, on the Ombrone River near the Tyrrhenian Sea. Situated in the reclaimed MaremmaMaremma
, coastal area in Tuscany, central Italy, along the Tyrrhenian Sea and extending E to the Apennines. A flourishing region in Etruscan and early Roman times, it became marshy and was largely abandoned in the Middle Ages because of malaria. Reclamation was begun (19th cent.
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 area, it is an agricultural market. Nearby are the ruins of Russellae, an Etruscan town deserted in the 12th cent.
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Grosseto

 

a city in Italy, in the region of Tuscany; administrative center of the province of Grosseto. Population, 60,100 (1969).

Agricultural machinery and pumps are manufactured in Grosseto. Mercury is produced from cinnabar mined at the Monte Amiata deposit, and 80 percent of Italy’s yearly production of pyrite is mined nearby.

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