an altarpiece, usually consisting of a painted panel or panels, reliefs, or statues set in an elaborate frame.
a port in central Italy, on the Adriatic, capital of the Marches: founded by Greeks from Syracuse in about 390 bc. Pop: 100 507 (2001)


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