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Gierek

[geer-ek; Polish gye-rek] /ˈgɪər ɛk; Polish ˈgyɛ rɛk/
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1.
Edward [ed-werd;; Polish ed-vahrt] /ˈɛd wərd;; Polish ˈɛd vɑrt/ (Show IPA), 1913–2001, Polish political leader: first secretary of the Polish Communist Party 1970–80.
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