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A city of central Poland west-southwest of Warsaw. Chartered in 1423, it passed to Prussia in 1793 and to Russia in 1815. It became part of Poland after World War I.
(Placename) a city in central Poland: the country's second largest city; major centre of the textile industry; university (1945). Pop: 943 000 (2005 est)
a city in central Poland, SW of Warsaw. 852,000.