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FAVARA

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Originally appearing in Volume V10, Page 213 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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FAVARA, a town of Sicily, in the province of Girgenti, 5 m. E. of Girgenti by road. Pop. (1901) 20,398. It possesses a fine castle of the Chiaramonte family, erected in 1280. The town has a considerable agricultural trade, and there are sulphur and other mines in the neighbourhood.
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