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PROSSNITZ (Czech Prostejov)

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Originally appearing in Volume V22, Page 457 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PROSSNITZ (Czech Prostejov), a town of Austria, in Moravia, 50 M. N.E. of Brtinn by rail. Pop. (r9do), 24,054, mostly Czech. It is situated in the fertile plain of the Hanna, and is the principal commercial centre for the sale of the various produce of the region. It has important textile, malt and sugar industries, distilling, brewing and miffing, manufactures of agricultural implements and lucifer matches. Prossnitz is a town of ancient origin, and in the 16th century was one of the chief seats of the Moravian Brethren.
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