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Fabriano

Fabriano (fäbrēäˈnō) [key], town (1991 pop. 28,721), in the Marche, central Italy, in the Apennines. It is an agricultural and industrial center. Paper has been made there since the 13th cent. The local school of painting, founded by Allegretto Nuzi in the 14th cent., had Gentile da Fabriano as its best-known figure.

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