PANTON, a town of north-western Spain, in the province of Lugo; in a mountainous district, watered by the rivers Miho and Cabe. Pop. (iqoo), 12,088. Livestock is extensively reared, and large quantities of wheat, wine, oats and potatoes are produced. The other industries are distilling and linen manufacture. The nearest railway station is 6 m. east, at Montforte.
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