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  1. a city in central Poland.
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German Ka·lisch [kah-lish] /ˈkɑ lɪʃ/.
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Examples from the Web for kalisz

Historical Examples

  • Why were there no Russian soldiers in the neighbourhood of Kalisz in the beginning of August, 1914?

    In the Russian Ranks

    John Morse

  • On the morning Kalisz was sacked, not a shot had been fired by the Russian soldiers.

  • By this time it was past midday, and the streets of Kalisz were nearly deserted.

  • Kalisz is an open town, with a single line running to Warsaw, 140 miles, via Lodz and Lowicz.

  • In Moscow alone there are not less than 1,000 former inhabitants of Kalisz, to say nothing of fleeing people from other provinces.

British Dictionary definitions for kalisz


  1. a town in central Poland, on an island in the Prosna River: textile industry. Pop: 110 000 (2005 est)Ancient name: Calissia (kəˈlɪsɪə)
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