1. Capital city of the Piemonte region of northwestern Italy; Also called: Torino.
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3. Town in Georgia (USA).
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(Italian Torino) Capital of Piedmont, NW Italy, on the river Po; Industries include iron, steel, automobiles, silk and other textiles, fashion goods, chocolate, and wine. There is a university, established 1404, and a 15th-century cathedral. Features include the Palazzo Reale (Royal Palace) 1646–58 and several gates to the city. It was the first capital of united Italy 1861–64.
Turin became important after the union of Savoy and Piedmont 1416. Its growth as a major city dates from 1559 when Emanuele Filiberto chose it as the capital of the House of Savoy, with Italian as the official language. In 1706 Prince Eugčne defeated a French army besieging the city, thus ensuring the survival of the Savoy duchy.
Grad u Italiji.