a city in the Piedmont region of Italy, S of Turin: center of wine-producing region.
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How to use Asti in a sentence
Asti, who transitioned in the 1970s and had lived as a woman for four decades, applied for survivor benefits from the Social Security Administration after her husband died in 2012.
Asti, represented by Lambda Legal, successfully fought against this.
Levi-Montalcini and her family moved to a family farmhouse in the countryside, near the town of Asti.
Asti was not a frequent target for bombings when Levi-Montalcini was there, but sirens announced British warplane flyovers.
The Acid Survivors Trust International (Asti) estimates there are approximately 1,500 acid attacks a year globally.Oscar-Winning ‘Saving Face’ Directors’ Battle to End Horror of Acid Attacks | Shakthi Jothianandan | March 8, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
In Lombardy, Asti, a city of no great note in other respects, was famous for the same department of commerce.
In Asti he awaited his followers, and before he departed he had nigh upon 2,000 horse from beyond the mountains.Villani's Chronicle | Giovanni Villani
He dined alone on deck; and sometimes in the evening he sat down with us to a glass or two, not more, of light Asti wine.My Recollections of Lord Byron | Teresa Guiccioli
I pulled up to speak to him, but he seemed even then to wish to escape observation, so that I merely said, Jour-Asti?At the Court of the Amr | John Alfred Gray
But mother turned up her nose as she sipped her glass of Asti Spumante that accompanied the west-end dinner by way of champagne.The Promise of Air | Algernon Blackwood
British Dictionary definitions for Asti
a town in NW Italy: famous for its sparkling wine (Asti spumante (spuːˈmæntɪ)). Pop: 71 276 (2001)
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