a city in northeastern Poland, on the Narew River, and the administrative center of Łomża Województwo. Population, 26,400 (1972). The chief industries are food-processing enterprises, a flax-processing mill, and a cotton textile factory (1971). Construction of a silk factory was begun in 1973. [15-8-1; updated]

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The region also inhabits religious-denominational groups (Orthodox Christians, Muslims, Protestants, Old Believers), regional communities (Bialystok, Lomza, Suwalki), communities distinguished by the culture of origin/historical nationality (peasants, post-nobility, small town) and migrants.
In 1746-1750 he taught in the colleges of Polock, Gardin, Lomza and Pasiause (Samogitia).
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Jarmulowsky's life story reads like that of a character in a Horatio Alger novel: Born in 1841 in Grajewo, in the Lomza province of Russia-Poland, Jarmulowsky was orphaned at the age of three and raised by the rabbi of Werblow.
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Pienki Okopne is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Przytuly, within Lomza County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland.
Born in Worcester, Teresa was a daughter of the late Jozef and Anna (Bogumil) Kaminski, immigrants from the province of Lomza, Poland, and has lived here all her life.
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After his Vatican service, he was named bishop of Lomza, Poland, by John Paul in 1982.
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