from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of north-central Italy northwest of Florence. Settled by Romans in the 6th century B.C., it was an important banking center in the 13th century A.D. and came under the influence of Florence in the 14th century. Population: 86,500.
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- proper n. Province of Tuscany, Italy.
- proper n. Capital of the province of Pistoia.
From Italian Pistoia. (Wiktionary)