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 (bĭd′gôsh, -gôshch)
A city of north-central Poland northeast of Poznań. Chartered in 1346, it developed during the Middle Ages around the site of a prehistoric fort.
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(Polish ˈbidɡɔʃtʃ)
(Placename) an industrial city and port in N Poland: under Prussian rule from 1772 to 1919. Pop: 579 000 (2005 est). German name: Bromberg
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(ˈbɪd gɔʃtʃ)

a city in N Poland. 380,000.
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Noun1.Bydgoszcz - an industrial city and river port in northern Poland
Poland, Polska, Republic of Poland - a republic in central Europe; the invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939 started World War II
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It views the status, ownership and control links between MWiK and the City of Bydgoszcz (BBB+/Positive) as strong.
IT may be a tongue twister - but it's hoped Bydgoszcz will soon be on everyone's lips.
Expanding airline OLT Express have earmarked Tyneside for a twice-weekly service to the Polish city of Bydgoszcz - pronounced Bid-gosht - which could see 38,000 more passengers heading in and out of the region.
Bydgoszcz (Bromberg) is an old city on the river Brda in north Poland.