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Busto Arsizio

Busto Arsizio (bōˈstō ärsēˈtsyō) [key], city (1991 pop. 77,094), Lombardy, N Italy. It is a leading center of the Italian cotton industry; metal goods and shoes are also manufactured. The Church of Santa Maria di Piazza was designed (1515) by Bramante.

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