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Rivoli Veronese

Rivoli Veronese (rēˈvōlē vārōnāˈzā) [key], village (1991 pop. 52,683), Venetia, NE Italy, on the Adige River. It was the scene in Jan., 1797, of a decisive French victory over the Austrians. Masséna, who participated in the battle under Napoleon I, was created duke of Rivoli in 1808.

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