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Trieste  (triːˈɛst ; Italian triˈɛste) 



  1. a port in NE Italy, capital of Friuli-Venezia Giulia region, on the Gulf of Trieste at the head of the Adriatic Sea: under Austrian rule (1382–1918); capital of the Free Territory of Trieste (1947–54); important transit port for central Europe. Pop: 211 184 (2001) Slovene and Croatian name: Trst
  2. See Free Territory of Trieste


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