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GOITO

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Originally appearing in Volume V12, Page 191 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GOITO, a village of Lombardy, Italy, in the province of Mantua, from which it is 11 m. N.W., on the road to Brescia. Pop. (village) 737; (commune) 5712. It is situated on the right bank of the Mincio near the bridge. Its position has given it a certain military importance in various campaigns and it has been repeatedly fortified as a bridge-head. The Piedmontese forces won two actions (8th of April and 3oth of May 1848) over the Austrians here.
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