Aosta



noun
a town in NW Italy, capital of Valle d’Aosta region: Roman remains. Pop: 34 062 (2001)
Historical Examples

Anselm was a stranger from aosta, on the Italian side of the Alps.
A Student’s History of England, v. 1 (of 3) Samuel R. Gardiner.

The fortress of Bard is situated about twenty-four miles from aosta.
The Companions of Jehu Alexandre Dumas, pre

A girl appeared who struck me as singularly beautiful, but I discovered later that all girls are more or less beautiful at aosta.
The Princess Passes Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson

On May 21st he is at aosta, hoping to be back in Paris within a fortnight.
Napoleon’s Letters to Josephine Henry Foljambe Hall

But there isn’t—except a few chocolate creams I bought in aosta because I respected their old age, poor things.
The Princess Passes Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson

On the north is the valley of Chamonix, and on the east the head of the valley of aosta.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1 Various

But the parts to the north of that river were conquered later, the Salassi of the valley of aosta in the reign of Augustus.
The Ethnology of Europe Robert Gordon Latham

There would be plenty of time for this, and still to reach aosta.
The Princess Passes Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson

In 1785 it was made into a principality of the duke of aosta.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2 Various

I had obeyed her instructions to the letter, and I was in aosta at last.
The Princess Passes Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson

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