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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of northeast Hungary northeast of Budapest. A major industrial center, it was invaded by Mongols in the 13th century, by Turks in the 16th and 17th centuries, and by German imperial forces in the 17th and 18th centuries. Population: 176,000.

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  • proper n. a city in Hungary

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Examples

  • The Prime Minister was born in Miskolc, attended university in Budapest, became a printer and edited a newspaper before becoming a prominent politician.

    A New Hungary

  • Living in a northeastern city called Miskolc, they were among the first Jews rounded up by Adolf Eichmann and his Hungarian allies and forced on an Auschwitz-bound transport.

    The Great Escape

  • The Archbishop of Eger, Hungary recently (9/12)prevented an already scheduled TLM in the second largest city (Miskolc) of Hungary.

    On the state of the Traditional Roman Rite in Latin America -- a liberal's report

  • She was born into a prosperous merchant family in the northern industrial city of Miskolc.

    Enemies of the People

  • I remember when we called on her oldest childhood friend from Miskolc.

    Enemies of the People

  • She never returned to Miskolc, her dingy, industrial birthplace in eastern Hungary, where my grandparents lived until they were sent to the death camp.

    Enemies of the People

  • I spent several hours in Miskolc, a city that stretches on endlessly and not in a particularly attractive way.

    The Magyar Venus

  • US astronaut Jeffrey Williams successfully carried out a test devised by the Miskolc-based Admatis Focus in a state of weightlessness at the Columbus research laboratory on the International Space Station yesterday.

    Caboodle.hu: Latest News

  • Last Wednesday, a government spokesman said that 96 buildings had collapsed because of the flooding, 67 of them in the town of Felsõzsolca near Miskolc in northeast

    Budapest Times

  • The Vodafone Magyarország CEO said that the company planned to hire 200 more people at its financial center in Budapest and at least 150 people at its service center in Miskolc this year.

    Latest news _ Budapest Business Journal _ BBJ_online

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