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Lecce

(lĕt`chā), city (1991 pop. 100,884), capital of Lecce prov., Apulia region, S Italy. It is an industrial and agricultural center. Manufactures include machinery, ceramics, food products, and wine. A Greek and later a Roman town, Lecce was from 1053 to 1463 a semi-independent county under various lords. In the 16th and 17th cent. culture and commerce flourished there. There are many fine churches and palaces built or restored in a characteristic baroque style. The city has a university (founded 1959).

Lecce

 

a city in southern Italy, in Apulia, on the Salentine Peninsula, and capital of the province of Lecce. Population, 82,600 (1970). Lecce is a railroad junction. Located in the city are mills, large tobacco factories, and metalworking, woodworking, garment, and glass industries. Wine and cheese are also produced in the city. Lecce has a university.

Lecce

a walled city in SE Italy, in Puglia: Greek and Roman remains. Pop.: 83 303 (2001)
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