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Łomża

Łomża lôm´zhä [key], town (1991 est. pop. 61,400), Podlaskie prov., NE Poland, on the Narew River. It is a railway terminus. Industries include food processing and paper and textile milling. Łomża dates from c.1000 it passed to Prussia in 1795 and to Russia in 1815 and reverted to Poland in 1921.

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