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RYAZHSK

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Originally appearing in Volume V23, Page 949 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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RYAZHSK, a town of Russia, in the government of Ryazan, 72 M. by rail S. of the city of Ryazan. Pop. (1897) 12,993. It is one of the chief railway junctions of Russia, where meet the lines from Moscow to S. Russia and Caucasia and from Poland to Samara and Siberia. It has become a centre for all the corn-growing regions of Russia, and is a wealthy place.
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