Galichina

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Galichina

 

historical name of part of the territory of southern Poland and the western Ukraine; better known as Galicia.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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