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BELLAGIO

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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 694 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BELLAGIO, a town of Lombardy, Italy, in the province of Como, about 15 M. N.N.E. by steamer from the town of Como, situated on the promontory which divides the two southern arms of the Lake of Como. Pop. (1901) 3536. It is chiefly remarkable for the beauty of its scenery, and is a very favourite resort in the spring and autumn. Some of the gardens of its villas are remarkably fine. The manufacture of silks and carving in olive wood are carried on.
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