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 (bē-ä′lĭ-stôk′, byä-wĭ′stôk)
A city of northeast Poland near the border of Belarus. About half the city's population was killed by Nazi occupation forces (1941-1944). Today it is an industrial and transportation center.


(Polish bjaˈwɪstɔk)
(Placename) a city in E Poland: belonged to Prussia (1795–1807) and to Russia (1807–1919). Pop: 315 000 (2005 est). Russian name: Belostok


(ˈbyɑ lɪˌstɔk, -wɪ-)

a city in E Poland. 268,000.
Russian, Belostok, Byelostok.
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Tenders are invited for performing repairs of longitudinal and transverse cracks of bituminous surfaces in the city of bialystok
Jewish Bialystok and its Diaspora, by Rebecca Kobrin.
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