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1) Asti. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Asti, (a´ste) (KEY) , city (1991 pop. 73,557), capital of Asti prov., in Piedmont, NW Italy, on the Tanaro River. It is a commercial and industrial center, noted...

2) Asti. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Asti, village, Sonoma co., W Calif., in Russian R. valley, 27 mi/43 km NW of Santa Rosa. Settled in 1880s as Ital.-Swiss colony....

3) Asti. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Italy southeast of Turin. It is noted for its sparkling wines. Population: 76,950....

4) Astyages. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Astyages, (asti´jez) (KEY) , fl. 6th cent. B.C., king of the Medes (584-c.550 B.C.), son and successor of Cyaxares. His rule was harsh, and he was unpopular. His...

5) enthusiastic. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Having or demonstrating enthusiasm. enˇthusiˇastiˇcalˇly -ADVERB...

6) ecclesiastical. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...as an organized institution. 2. Appropriate to a church or to use in a church: ecclesiastical architecture; ecclesiastical robes. ecˇclesiˇastiˇcalˇly -ADVERB...

7) encomiast. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...enkomiasts, from enkomiazein, to praise, from enkomion, encomium. See encomium.enˇcomiˇastic (-astik) , enˇcomiˇastiˇcal (-ti-kl) -ADJECTIVE...

8) orgiastic. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...of an orgy. 2. Arousing or causing unrestrained emotion; frenzied. Greek orgiastikos, from orgiasts, celebrant of orgies, from orgiazein, to celebrate orgies, from...

9) suttee. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...such an act. Sanskrit sat, virtuous woman, suttee, from feminine present participle of asti, s-, she is, is true. See es- in Appendix I....

10) Piedmont, region, Italy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...which is one of the richest in Italy. Piedmont is divided into the provinces of Alessandria, Asti, Cuneo, Novara, Turin, and Vercelli (named for their capitals)....

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