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Olsztyn

[awl-shtin] /ˈɔl ʃtɪn/
noun
1.
a city in NE Poland.
German Allenstein.
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Olsztyn

/Polish ˈɔlʃtin/
noun
1.
a town in NE Poland: founded in 1334 by the Teutonic Knights; communications centre. Pop: 176 000 (2005 est)
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Allenstein

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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