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Płock

[pwawtsk] /pwɔtsk/
noun
1.
a city in central Poland, on the Vistula River.
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  • I will dine at college with Professor plock, who is to visit us today.

    Jo's Boys Louisa May Alcott
  • We shall soon come to some large islands on this side of plock.

    The Vultures Henry Seton Merriman
  • At plock, Kosmaroff could learn nothing, for nothing was known there.

    The Vultures Henry Seton Merriman
  • Hearing of an inn kept by a person of the name of plock, I went there, and had the fortune not to meet with any emigrants.

    Lives of Celebrated Women Samuel Griswold Goodrich
  • plock is a large town on the right bank of the Vistula, seventy-three versts from Novogeorgevsk.

  • Nevertheless, Kosmaroff made the passage to the mainland before mid-day, and set off on foot to plock.

    The Vultures Henry Seton Merriman
British Dictionary definitions for plock

Płock

/pwɒtsk/
noun
1.
a town in central Poland, on the River Vistula: several Polish kings are buried in the cathedral: oil refining, petrochemical works. Pop: 130 000 (2005 est)
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