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Originally appearing in Volume V17, Page 452 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MAO, a town of Hungary, capital of the county of Csanad 135 M. S.E. of Budapest by rail. Pop. (1900), 33,701. It is situated near the right bank of the Maros, and is a typical Hungarian town of the Alfold. The most noteworthy building is the palace of the bishop of Csanad, whose usual residence is in Temesvar. The town possesses numerous mills, and the surrounding country is fertile. The communal lands are extensive; they afford excellent pasturage for horses and sheep and also for large herds of horned cattle, for the size and quality of which Mak6 has obtained a high repute.
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