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LIPETSK

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Originally appearing in Volume V16, Page 740 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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LIPETSK, a town of Russia, in the government of Tambov, fo8 m. by rail W. of the city of Tambov, on the right bank of the river Voronezh. Pop. (1897) 16,353. The town is built of wood and the streets are unpaved. There are sugar, tallow, and leather works, and distilleries, and an active trade in horses, cattle, tallow, skins, honey and timber. The Lipetsk mineral springs (chalybeate) came into repute in the time of Peter the Great and attract a good many visitors.
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