Hódmezővásárhely(hôd`mĕzövä'shärhā), city (1991 est. pop. 51,180), SE Hungary, near the Tisza River. An agricultural center, it also produces machinery, textiles, and pottery. The city has many churches.
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a city in southeastern Hungary, in the megye (county) of Csongrád. Population, 55,000 (1976). The city is a transportation junction. Industry includes food processing and the production of textiles, ceramic ware, and scales.
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