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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Piarnu Raion, Estonian SSR, located 18 km northwest of the Piarnu railroad station. Lavassaare has a peat-extraction plant; the settlement also produces articles of reinforced concrete.
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