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STANISLAU (Polish, Stanislawow)

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Originally appearing in Volume V25, Page 775 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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STANISLAU (Polish, Stanislawow), a town in Galicia, Austria; 87 m. S.E. of Lemberg by rail. Pop. (1900), 30,410, about half Jews. It possesses a beautiful parish church, which contains the tombs of the Potocki family. The principal industries include tanning, dyeing, tile-making, milling, the production of yeast and there 1s a large establishment for the manufacture of railway stock. Stanislau is an important railway junction, and has a considerable trade, principally in agricultural produce. Stanislau was founded by Stanislav Potocki (d. 1683), and has been newly rebuilt since it was devastated by a great fire in 1868.
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