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A city of south-central Poland west of Katowice. Founded in the 1200s, it passed to Prussia in 1742 and was ceded to Poland in 1945.


(Polish ˈzabʒɛ)
(Placename) a city in SW Poland: a Prussian and German town from 1742 until 1945, when it passed to Poland; industrial centre in a coal-mining region. Pop: 189 656 (2007 est). German name: Hindenburg


(ˈzɑb ʒeɪ)

a city in SW Poland. 203,000.
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Noun1.Zabrze - an industrial city in southern Poland
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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Contract awarded for Provision of sport and recreation services for employees of the municipal office and city guard in zabrze as well as accompanying persons and children under 15 years of age.
Warsaw/London: Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Polish City of Zabrze's Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at 'BB+' and National Long-Term rating at 'BBB+(pol)'.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-February 15, 2011--Fitch cuts Poland's Zabrze outlook(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 15, 2011--Fitch cuts Poland's Zabrze outlook(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
Finnish power and heat utility Fortum (HEL:FUM1V) said on Wednesday it has agreed to buy 85% in Polish sector players Elektrocieplownia Zabrze and Zespol Elektrocieplowni Bytom from the Polish government for some EUR20.6m (USD27.6m).
In 2017, Zabrze reported a weak operating performance, with operating margin at 3.3% and the operating balance covering 50% of debt service.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-17 February 2010-Fitch affirms Polish city of Zabrze at BBB-/A-(pol) on low debt growth expectations(C)1994-2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
Czech power utility CEZ (PRG:BAACEZ) has intentions to make a takeover bid for Poland's heating and power plants in Zabrze and Bytom, head of CEZ's Polish unit, Lumir Jendryscik told Reuters on Monday.
Contract award notice: Purchase, Delivery of computer equipment and software for the needs of the city hall in zabrze
Tenders are invited for development of project documentation together with obtaining administrative decisions and exercising authors supervision during the execution of construction works for the task entitled construction of the korfantego street extension on the section from the intersection with heweliusz to brygadzistw street in zabrze
Contract awarded for Purchase, delivery (including unloading) of computer materials for the needs of the municipal office in zabrze