Sesto San Giovanni

Sesto San Giovanni

[ses-toh san joh-vah-nee; Italian se-staw sahn jaw-vahn-nee]
noun
a city in Lombardy, N Italy: a suburb of Milan.
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sesto san giovanni

town, Lombardia (Lombardy) region, northern Italy. A northeastern industrial suburb of Milan, it has blast furnaces, foundries, glassworks, and aircraft assembly plants and manufactures railway and electrical equipment. With one of the largest concentrations of organized labour in Italy, Sesto San Giovanni has long been a bastion of Italian Communism. Pop. (2006 est.) mun., 83,556.

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