Allenstein

Allenstein

[ah-luhn-shtahyn]
noun
German name of Olsztyn.
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city, capital of Warminsko-Mazurskie wojewodztwo (province), northeastern Poland. It lies along the Lyna River in the Masurian lake district. The city serves as a trade centre, with major rail and road connections, for the lake district. The Museum of Warmia and Mazury and a university are located in Olsztyn.

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