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LAURIA, or LORIA

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Originally appearing in Volume V16, Page 286 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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LAURIA, or LORIA, a city of Basilicata, Italy, in the province of Potenza, situated near the borders of Calabria, 7e m. by road S. of Lagonegro. Pop. Nor) ro,47o. It is a walled town on the steep side of a hill with another portion in the plain below, 1821 ft. above sea-level. The castle was the birthplace of Ruggiero di Loria, the great Italian admiral of the 13th century. It was destroyed by the French under Massena in 1806.
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