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Originally appearing in Volume V26, Page 429 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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TARNOPOL, a town in Galicia, Austria, 87 m. E.S.E. of Lemberg by rail. Pop. (1900) 30,368, half of which are Jews. Industry consists chiefly in corn-milling and the preparation of wax and honey. The principal trade is in horses, corn and other agricultural produce, and spirits. Tarnopol was formerly a fortress, and rendered valuable services to Polish kings, who in their turn conferred upon it important privileges.
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TARN (O. Eng. tame, Scand. tjarn, tjdrn, horn, &c.)...

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