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1) Aosta. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Aosta, (ao´sta) (KEY) , city (1990 pop. 36,339), capital of Valle d'Aosta region and of Aosta prov., NW Italy, near the junction of the Great and Little St. Bernard...

2) Aosta, Valle d'. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Aosta, Valle d , (valdao´sta) (KEY) , region (1991 pop. 115,938), 1,260 sq mi (3,263 sq km), NW Italy, bordering on France in the west and on Switzerland in the north....

3) Aosta, Emmanuel Philibert of Savoy, duke of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Aosta, Emmanuel Philibert of Savoy, duke of, (ao´st, -sta) (KEY) , 1869-1931, Italian general; son of King Amadeus of Spain and cousin of Victor Emmanuel III of Italy....

4) Valle d'Aosta. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Italy bordering on France and Switzerland. Separated from Piedmont in the 1940s, it has a predominantly French linguistic and cultural heritage....

5) Amadeus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Amadeus, 1845-90, king of Spain (1870-73), duke of Aosta, son of Victor Emmanuel II of Italy. After the expulsion (1868) of Queen Isabella II, Juan Prim urged the...

6) Gran Paradiso. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Gran Paradiso, (gran parade´zo) (KEY) , mountain, 13,323 ft (4,061 m) high, in Valle d'Aosta, NW Italy. In the Graian Alps, it is the highest Alpine peak entirely...

7) Anselm, Saint. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...prelate in Normandy and England, archbishop of Canterbury, Doctor of the Church (1720), b. Aosta, Piedmont. After a carefree youth of travel and schooling in Burgundy...

8) Saint Bernard, two Alpine passes. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...ft/2,472 m), on the Italian-Swiss border, links Valais canton, Switzerland, with Valle d'Aosta, Italy. Frequented by the Gauls and Romans, the pass also was crossed...

9) 1870, June. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...thus establishing anarchistic opposition to the government. 1 1870, Dec. 30 The duke of Aosta, son of Victor Emmanuel II of Piedmont, accepted the throne and became...

10) Bernard of Menthon, Saint. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...hospices of Saint Bernard. His life was spent working among the people of the Val d'Aosta. Also known as Bernard of Montjoux, he is the patron of mountaineers. Feast:...

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