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Wrocław

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Pronunciation: /ˈvrɒtswɑːf
 
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Definition of Wrocław in English:

An industrial city on the Oder River in western Poland; population 633,950 (2007). Held by the Habsburgs from the 16th century, it was taken by Prussia in 1741. It passed to Poland in 1945. German name Breslau.

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