Cerignola (chārēnyô´lä), city (1991 pop. 55,052), Apulia, S Italy. It is an agricultural center and a transportation junction. The city suffered a severe earthquake in 1731 and was largely rebuilt. Nearby, in 1503, the Spanish under Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba defeated the French under Louis XII (see Italian Wars).
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