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Pag (päg) [key], Ital. Pago, island (101 sq mi/262 sq km), in the Adriatic, off the Dalmatian coast, Croatia. Noted for its fine embroidery and lace, it also has vineyards, a fishing industry, and bauxite deposits. The chief village is Pag, a resort on the eastern coast; it has a palace and a cathedral from Venetian times.

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