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Asti

[ah-stee; English as-tee] /ˈɑ sti; English ˈæs ti/
noun
1.
a city in the Piedmont region of Italy, S of Turin: center of wine-producing region.
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  • But in the richness and softness which was trading Memphir, empire of empires, Asti found no place.

    The Gifts of Asti Andre Alice Norton
  • Asti, take men with you, and go search the room where Merytra slept.

    Morning Star H. Rider Haggard
  • In 1853, in the neighbourhood of Asti, a priest who was struck while dining remained in his place.

    Thunder and Lightning Camille Flammarion
  • So Asti ate and drank as Tua had done, and when she had finished and was satisfied, behold!

    Morning Star H. Rider Haggard
  • "Your Majesty has done strange things to-night," said Asti in her quiet voice.

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  • And as for Asti, I sent her to Cyprus to fetch a scent they make there and nowhere else.

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  • "If ever men had wisdom to produce this—it was not of Asti's giving," she edged away from the glare.

    The Gifts of Asti Andre Alice Norton
  • It was still, so still that she was sure it must be dead, yet she knew that this was Asti.

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  • But Asti only threw more wood upon the fire and waited, thinking that the flame would frighten them away.

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British Dictionary definitions for Asti

Asti

/ˈæstɪ/
noun
1.
a town in NW Italy: famous for its sparkling wine (Asti spumante (spuːˈmæntɪ)). Pop: 71 276 (2001)
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