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 (chĕn′stə-kō′və, chĕN′stô-hô′vä)
A city of southern Poland north of Katowice. Its monastery is a famous pilgrimage site.
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(Polish tʃɛ̃stɔˈxɔva)
(Placename) an industrial city in S Poland, on the River Warta: pilgrimage centre. Pop: 293 000 (2005 est)
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(ˌtʃɛ̃ stɔˈhɔ vɑ)

a city in S Poland. 200,000.
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Noun1.Czestochowa - a city of southern Poland whose church contains the statue of the black Madonna which attracts many pilgrims
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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Warsaw/London: Fitch Ratings has assigned the Polish City of Czestochowa a National Long-Term rating of 'AA(pol)'.
Zook was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Church in Worcester.The funeral will be held on Monday March 17, 2014 from HENRY-DIRSA FUNERAL HOME, 33 Ward St., Worcester with a Mass at 11:00 A.M.
Icon of the Lady of Czestochowa also Known as blacK Madonna - an identical and true to the size copy of the miraculous picture in the monastery Jasna Gora in Czestochowa - was brought to the Huddersfield Polish church.
There is also a hunger to learn more about his devotions, including his fervent reverence to the Black Madonna of Czestochowa, Poland, in a place called Jasna Gora ("Bright Hill") Monastery.
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The army of almost 4,000 soldiers reached the walls of Jasna Gora (Hill of Lights) in the western part of the city of Czestochowa and demanded of the Prior of the Monastery its immediate surrender.
Warsaw/London: Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Polish city of Czestochowa's Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at 'BBB+'.
Francis was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, where he was a lector and also sang in the parish choir.
She graduated from Leicester High School and was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Church.