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A city of central Poland west of Lódź. An ancient settlement dating possibly to the second century ad, it passed to Prussia in 1793, Russia in 1815, and Poland in 1919.
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(Polish ˈkaliʃ)
(Placename) a town in central Poland, on an island in the Prosna River: textile industry. Pop: 110 000 (2005 est). Ancient name: Calissia
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(ˈkɑ lɪʃ)

a city in central Poland. 106,000.
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Darlene Gunther*, Calissia Britton, Stephanie Turner, Senthil Sambandam, and Weijie Lu, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee (DG) and Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee (DG, CB, ST, SS, WL).