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Lodi (cities, United States)

Lodi (lō´dī). 1 City (1990 pop. 51,874), San Joaquin co., central Calif., on the Mokelumne River, in a rich farm area; inc. 1906. Agricultural products include nursery stock, sugar beets, fruit, nuts, grain, and dairy and beef cattle. Wine and processed foods are made, and there is diverse manufacturing. Lodi was founded in 1869 and settled by wheat farmers from the Dakotas, mostly of German descent. 2 Industrial borough (1990 pop. 22,355), Bergen co., NE N.J.; inc. 1894. It has chemicals, plastics, and ink industries.

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Lodi (city, Italy)

Lodi (lô´dē), city (1991 pop. 42,250), Lombardy, N Italy, on the Adda River, near Milan. It is an important dairy and light industrial center. The city is located near the site of ancient Laus Pompeia, which was destroyed by Milan in AD 1111. At Lodi on May 10, 1796, Napoleon Bonaparte defeated the Austrians after personally leading his troops across the bitterly contested bridge over the Adda. Of note in the city are the Romanesque cathedral (12th cent.) and the beautiful Renaissance-style Church of the Incoronata.

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