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CONEGLIANO

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Originally appearing in Volume V06, Page 897 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CONEGLIANO, a town and episcopal see of Venetia, Italy, in the province of Treviso, 17 M. -N. by rail from the town. of Treviso, 230 ft. above sea-level. Pop. (19o1) town, 588o; commune, 10,252.. It is commanded by a large castle. It was the birthplace of the painter Cima da Conegliano, a fine altar-piece by whom is in the cathedral (1492). The place is noted for its wine, chiefly sweet champagne.
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