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[pohz-nan, -nahn; Polish pawz-nahn-yuh]
  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


  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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