The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a Western Slavic tribe that dwelled along the southern coast of the Baltic Sea, east of Rostok, from the eighth to 12th centuries. The Khyzhans were part of the confederation of Western Slavic tribes known as the Lutici.
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