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

  • The capital of Poland, in the east-central part of the country on the Vistula River. Founded in the 13th century, it replaced Kraków as Poland's capital in 1596. Warsaw was ruled by Russia as an independent kingdom (1815-1917) and became capital of Poland again in 1918. Most of the city's Jewish residents were executed during the German occupation in World War II. Warsaw was rebuilt after 1945 and is today a major cultural, commercial, and industrial center. Population: 1,700,000.

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  • proper n. The capital of Poland.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The black grouper (Epinephelus nigritus) of the southern coasts of the United States.
  • n. The jewfish; -- called also guasa.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A serranoid fish, Promicrops guasa or P. itaira. See cut under jewfish.

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  • n. the capital and largest city of Poland; located in central Poland


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