Definitions

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  • proper noun Alternative form of Częstochowa.

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  • noun a city of southern Poland whose church contains the statue of the black Madonna which attracts many pilgrims

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Examples

  • I’d had the same extreme and cloistered sensation at two of the holiest sites of Catholicism and Shiism: the Shrine of the Black Madonna in Czestochowa, Poland; and the Imam Ali Mosque in Najaf, Iraq (where I had to sneak in with a busload of visiting Turkish businessmen).

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  • I’d had the same extreme and cloistered sensation at two of the holiest sites of Catholicism and Shiism: the Shrine of the Black Madonna in Czestochowa, Poland; and the Imam Ali Mosque in Najaf, Iraq (where I had to sneak in with a busload of visiting Turkish businessmen).

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  • He complimented Natalie Keyssar , our photographer "You're beautiful," he said; commented that he wasn't aware that The Wall Street Journal ran photographs; and then patiently spelled out the name of the Polish city where he was born, Czestochowa, launching into its history.

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  • Supporters of the project, which is being led by local priest Sylwester Zawadzki, hope the statue will attract pilgrims from across the country, turning the economically downtrodden town into a "second Czestochowa", a reference to Poland's most popular pilgrimage site and home of the legendary Black Madonna shrine.

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  • His favorite so far, he said, is the Black Madonna, a revered icon housed in a monastery in Czestochowa, Poland.

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  • This other Marian history is hinted at by the image of Our Lady of Czestochowa, the fabled Black Madonna housed at the pilgrimage monastery of Jasna Góra in Poland.

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  • This is a very important time of the year for the Polish community because they are celebrating the great feast of Our Lady of Czestochowa, the patron and queen of the Polish nation.

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  • This other Marian history is hinted at by the image of Our Lady of Czestochowa, the fabled Black Madonna housed at the pilgrimage monastery of Jasna Góra in Poland.

    Judith Dupre: The Many Faces of Mary (PHOTOS)

  • Tourists were joining locals to sample Polish food and music, and Catholics had been marking the feast of Our Lady of Czestochowa.

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  • My mother, she went to pray for me at Czestochowa.

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