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PORDENONE

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Originally appearing in Volume V22, Page 102 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PORDENONE, a town of the province • of Udine, Venetia, Italy, 30 M. W. by S. of Udine on the railway to Treviso. Pop. (1901), 8425 (town); 12,409 (commune). It was the birthplace of the painter generally known as I1 Pordenone (q.v.). Paintings from his brush adorn the cathedral (which has a fine brick campanile), and others are preserved in the gallery of the town hall. Cotton industries are active, and silk and pottery are manufactured.
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