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ALLENSTEIN

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 693 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ALLENSTEIN, a garrison town.of Germany, in the province of East Prussia, on the river Alle, too m. by rail N.E. from Thorn, and 30 M. from the Russian frontier. Pop. (1goo) 24,295. It has a medieval castle, several churches, a synagogue and various industries—iron-foundries, saw-mills, brick-works, and breweries; also an extensive trade in cereals and timber.
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