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 (gûr′lĭts′, gœr′-)
A city of east-central Germany east of Dresden on the Polish border. It was founded c. 1200 and grew as a cloth-weaving center. A small part of the city on the eastern bank of the Neisse River was awarded to Poland after World War II.
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(German ˈɡœrlɪts)
(Placename) a city in E Germany, in Saxony on the Neisse River: divided in 1945, the area on the E bank of the river becoming the Polish town of Zgorzelec. Pop: 58 518 (2003 est)
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(ˈgœr lɪts)

a city in E Germany, on the Neisse River. 79,506.
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The condenser unit - a key part of the pounds 20m Sembcorp ST11 steam turbine generator - arrived at the Wilton International site by sea recently following its construction in Goerlitz, eastern Germany.