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Cerignola, a town of Italy, in the Neapolitan province of Capitanata, 23 miles S.E. of Foggia, on a height commanding a fertile plain that produces almonds and cotton. Gonsalvo de Cordova's victory over the French at this spot, in 1503, established the Spanish supremacy in Naples. Linen manufactures are carried on.