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Ligurians


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The indigenous neighbours of the Greeks at Massalia. Their territory is first defined clearly in the 3rd cent. bc. They were then allies of the Celts and occupied lands adjacent to them: along the coast from the Rhône to the Arno and inland as far as the Durance and the mountains south of the Po (Padus).

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