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VASLUI

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Originally appearing in Volume V27, Page 946 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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VASLUI, the capital of the department of Vaslui, Rumania; on a hill at the confluence of the Berlad and Vaslui rivers, and on the railway from Jassy to Galatz. Pop. (Igoe) 13,405• There are a fine old church and ruins of a palace built in 1471 by Stephen the Great. The chief trade is in corn, wine, cattle and timber. A fair is held yearly on the first ten days of September.
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