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VITTORIO

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Originally appearing in Volume V28, Page 152 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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VITTORIO, a town and episcopal residence of the province of Treviso, Venetia, Italy, 25 M. by rail N. of Treviso, 466 ft. above sea-level. Pop. (1901) 2977 (town), 19,133 (commune). It is a summer resort, with sulphur and saline springs (51.8° to 59° F.), and was formed in 1879 by the union of Ceneda (the episcopal see) and Serravalle. The cathedral contains paintings by Pomponio Amalteo (a pupil of Pordenone) and others. At Serravalle is a church with a fine altar-piece (1547) by Titian. It is a seat of the silkworm breeding and silk-throwing industries.
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