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rovigo

city, Veneto regione, northeastern Italy. Rovigo lies along the Adigetto Canal, south of Padua. Mentioned as Rodigo in a document of 838, it was ruled by the house of Este until it passed to Venice in 1482 and to Austria after 1797. It was annexed to Italy in 1866.

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