HOMEL, or Gomel, a town of Russia, in the government of Mogilev, and 132 m.
Of the town of Mogilev, on the Sozh, a tributary of the Dnieper.
Both the Dniester and the Pruth are important waterways commercially, the former being navigable up to Mogilev and the latter to Leovo (46° 30' N.
ORSHA (Polish Orsza), a town of Russia, in the government of Mogilev, 74 m.
Wasilewski (1814-1846), the author of many popular songs; and Holowinski, archbishop of Mogilev (1807-1855), author of religious poems. The style of poetry in vogue in the Polish parts of Europe at the present time is chiefly lyrical.