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GROZNYI

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Originally appearing in Volume V12, Page 638 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GROZNYI, a fortress and town of Russia, North Caucasia, in the province of Terek, on the Zunzha river, 82 m. by rail N.E. of Vladikavkaz, on the railway to Petrovsk. There are naphtha wells close by. The fortifications were constructed in 1819. Pop. (1897) 15,599.
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