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SESTRI PONEXTE

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Originally appearing in Volume V24, Page 702 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SESTRI PONEXTE, a town of Liguria, Italy, in the province of Genoa, 4 M. W. of that town on the coast. Pop. (1901) 17,225. It has important shipbuilding yards and iron-works, with factories for macaroni, matches and tobacco, tanneries and saw-mills, and, in the vicinity, alasbasterquarries. A mile and a half west is Pegli, also a favourite seaside resort, with beautiful walks and fine villas, among which the Villa Pallavicina, with rare trees and fantastic buildings, fountains and grottoes, is noticeable.
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