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(Polish ˈxɔʒuf)
(Placename) an industrial city in SW Poland: under German administration from 1794 to 1921. Pop: 113 739 (2007 est). German name: Königshütte


(ˈhɔ ʒʊf)

a city in S Poland. 156,000.
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He was just over 60 miles away from the end of stage three between Chorzow and Zabrze when the horror crash happened yesterday.
His youth career was spent with Wawel Wirek and Stadion Slaski Chorzow before he signed for Ruch Chorzow in 2015, making one appearance.
Warsaw/London: Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Polish city of Chorzow's Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'BBB-'.
Chornomorets 0, RNK Split 0 (Agg: 0-2); Ermis Aradippou 0, Young Boys 2 (Agg: 0-3), Esbjerg 2, Ruch Chorzow 2 (Agg: 2-2, Chorzow win on away goals); Spartak Trnava 1, St Johnstone 1 (Agg: 3-2), Zimbru 0, Grodig 1 (Agg: 2-2, Zimbru win on away goals), Hafnarfjordur 2, Elfsborg 1 (Agg: 3-5), Hajduk Split 3, Shakhter Karagandy 0 (Agg: 5-4).
R CHORZOW v ZAWISZA B 5pm FOOTBALL FIRST Division champions Zawisza Bydgoszcz have found their feet back in the top flight and can claim another big scalp when they head to Chorzow today, writes Steve Davies.
The 18-year-old (below) has played twice for his national team and was watched by scouts from all over Europe last week when his Polish club Gornik Zabrze played Ruch Chorzow.
The International Association of Athletics Federations revealed that London had entered the bidding to host the event, along with Beijing and the Polish city of Chorzow.
NIGEL WORTHINGTON'S brave Northern Ireland are still dreaming of the World Cup finals after a heroic draw in Chorzow.
September 8, 2004 Poland 1 England 2 (Chorzow) Jermain Defoe's first strike for England - a top-class spin and finish - was supplemented by an Arkadiusz Glowacki own goal as Sven-Goran Eriksson's pepped-up team deservedly won in Chorzow.
CUP WINNERS CUP Aug 8, 1996: LLANSANTFFRAID 1 Ruch Chorzow 1 (at Treflan) Aug 22, 1996: Ruch Chorzow 5 LLANSANTFFRAID 0 (Llansantffraid lose 6-1 on agg
The England captain took a full part in training yesterday afternoon, although his condition was being reassessed today ahead of the game in Chorzow, near Katowice.
TONY Rickardsson launched his bid to equal the legendary Ivan Mauger's record of six World title wins by taking victory in the opening Grand Prix of 2003 at Chorzow in Poland last night.