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city in N Czech Republic: pop. 159,000
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A city of north-central Czech Republic north-northeast of Prague. Founded c. 1350, it has been a textile center since the 16th century. Population: 98,800.