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BAVENO

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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 551 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BAVENO, a town of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Novara, on the west shore of Lago Maggiore, 13 M. N,N. W. of Arona by rail. Pop. (19or) 2502. It is much frequented as a resort in spring, summer and autumn, and has many beautiful villas. To the north-west are the famous red granite quarries, which have supplied the columns for the cathedral of Milan, the church of S. Paolo fuori le Mura at Rome, the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele at Milan, and other important buildings.
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