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SAVIGLIANO

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Originally appearing in Volume V24, Page 242 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SAVIGLIANO, a town of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo, 32 M. S. of Turin by rail, 1053 ft. above sea-level. Pop. (1901) 9895 (town), 17,340 (commune). It has important ironworks, foundries, locomotive works and silk manufactures, as well as sugar factories, printing works and cocoon-raising establishments. It retains some traces of its ancient walls, demolished in 1707, and has a fine collegiate church (S. Andrea, in its present form comparatively modern), and a triumphal arch erected in honour of the marriage of Charles Emmanuel I. with Catherine of Austria.
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