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HENGELO, or HENGELOO

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Originally appearing in Volume V13, Page 268 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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HENGELO, or HENGELOO, a town in the province of Overyssel, Holland, and a junction station 5 M. by rail N.W. of Enschede. Pop. (1900), 14,968. The castle belonging to the ancient territorial lords of Hengelo has long since disappeared, and the only interest the town now possesses is as the centre of the flourishing industries of the Twente district. The manufacture of cotton in all its branches is very actively carried on, and there are dye-works and breweries, besides the engineering works of the state railway company.
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