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CORLEONE (Saracen, Korliun)

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Originally appearing in Volume V07, Page 160 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CORLEONE (Saracen, Korliun), a town of. Sicily, in the province of Palermo, 42 M. S. of Palermo by rail and 21 M. direct, 1949 ft. above sea-level. Pop. (1901) 14,803. The town was a Saracen settlement, but a Lombard colony was introduced by Frederick II. Two medieval castles rise above the town, and there are some churches of interest.
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