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PILORA

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Originally appearing in Volume V21, Page 611 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PILORA, a town of northern Spain, in the province of Oviedo; between the right bank of the river Pilona., a left-hand tributary of the Sella, and the Sierra de Abes (3268 ft.). Pop. (1900), 18,228. Though officially classed as a town, Pilona is rather a densely populated mining and agricultural district. It is served by the railway from Infiesto, on the river Pilona, to Oviedo and Gitlin.
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