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Białystok

[byah-wi-stawk] /byɑˈwɪ stɔk/
noun
1.
a city in E Poland.
Russian Belostok, Byelostok
[byi-luh-stawk] /byɪ lʌˈstɔk/ (Show IPA)
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  • Here at bialystok there is no scope for a doctor, especially if he be a homœopathist.

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  • A four-horse waggon would bring it from Vienna to bialystok.

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  • The old Starosta could not come from bialystok to Vienna on any account.

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  • bialystok was their head-quarters, and there they had their synagogue.

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  • The walls of the room were embellished by the portraits of the Lords of bialystok.

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  • Every guest who had ever dined at the Palace of bialystok had his own beaker on which his name was engraved.

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  • He assured them he was longing for the time when he should see them all in the ancient Castle of bialystok.

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  • Troops were being hurried to the front in thousands; and bialystok was crowded with what appeared to be a whole army corps.

  • Accordingly I was furnished with passes, and a free permit to travel, and sent to bialystok on the 10th May.

  • The distance to Vilna from bialystok is about 170 versts: it took us thirty-nine hours to perform it.

British Dictionary definitions for bialystok

Białystok

/Polish bjaˈwɪstɔk/
noun
1.
a city in E Poland: belonged to Prussia (1795–1807) and to Russia (1807–1919). Pop: 315 000 (2005 est) Russian name Belostok
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