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Poznań

[pohz-nan, -nahn; Polish pawz-nahn-yuh]
noun
  1. a city in W Poland, on the Warta River.
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German Posen.
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Examples from the Web for poznan

Historical Examples

  • Poznan is particularly remarkable on account of a great fair, which is resorted to by many merchants.

    A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. II

    Robert Kerr

  • From that place till we reached Stragone , or Poznan, which took us three days journey, we saw no place worth notice.

  • He loves Pognembin, which is somewhere in Poznan, or thereabouts, and he loves it because he was born there.

    Children of the Soil

    Henryk Sienkiewicz


British Dictionary definitions for poznan

Poznań

noun
  1. a city in W Poland, on the Warta River: the centre of Polish resistance to German rule (1815–1918, 1939–45). Pop: 661 000 (2005 est)German name: Posen
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