[ taw-roon-yuh ]
/ ˈtɔˌrʊn yə /
a city in northern Poland, on the Vistula.
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German Thorn [tawrn] /tɔrn/ .
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British Dictionary definitions for Toruń
/ (Polish ˈtɔrunj) /
an industrial city in N Poland, on the River Vistula: developed around a castle that was founded by the Teutonic Knights in 1230; under Prussian rule (1793–1919). Pop: 214 000 (2005 est)German name: Thorn
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