from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of central Poland west of Lódź. An ancient settlement dating possibly to the second century AD, it passed to Prussia in 1793, Russia in 1815, and Poland in 1919.


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  • The upper end of the range of Poland's 2011 privatization revenue, about $11.4 billion is a "big number," said Piotr Kalisz , chief economist at Citi Handlowy in Warsaw.

    Poland Steps up Push on Asset Sales

  • "We can expect weaker growth in Central Europe at least until next year," said Piotr Kalisz , a Warsaw-based analyst for Citigroup.

    Growth in Emerging Countries Slows Significantly

  • Uncertainty in the euro area is also likely to damp demand for Central European goods and to discourage investment by Western European firms in the region, Mr. Kalisz said.

    Growth in Emerging Countries Slows Significantly

  • "It's always better to save some for next year," Mr. Kalisz added.

    Poland Steps up Push on Asset Sales

  • At the time of the German invasion of Poland in September 1939, Kempner was staying in Kalisz.

    Vitka Kempner-Kovner.

  • Vitka Kempner was born on March 14, 1920 in the county-town of Kalisz (Kalisch), western Poland, one-third of whose population was Jewish.

    Vitka Kempner-Kovner.

  • Active as a youth leader in 1938, she later moved to Kalisz and joined her friends in the Hakhsharah, staying there for more than a year training towards aliyah.

    Chajka Klinger.

  • A short while later the family moved to Kalisz and lived on the beautiful, elegant Alia Jozefina Street.

    Zosha Posnanska.

  • Janina David, born in 1930 in Kalisz, Poland, was nine when the Germans invaded.

    Anglo-Jewish Writers: Twentieth Century.

  • Beaumont-based engineers Rich Murphy from Pittsburgh (left to right), Mike Kalisz of Battle Creek, Mich. and his wife Lisa Kalisz of Lanse, Mich. root for the Steelers while watching a televised football game at Buffalo Wild Wings.

    Archive 2006-11-01


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