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a city in Italy, in the region of Abruzzi; administrative center of the province of L’Aquila. Population, 59,300 (1970). The city has mills and a plant that produces electron tubes. Among the main architectural monuments are the Church of Santa Maria di Collemaggio (begun in 1287, 15th century portal), the Church of Santa Giusta di Bozzano (13th century), the Church of Santa Maria di Rojo (14th century), the Church of San Bernardino (15th and 16th centuries), the cathedral (13th century, rebuilt in the 18th and 19th centuries), a castle (16th century), and Renaissance and baroque style palaces. There is a regional museum in the city.

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