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Pápa(pä`pŏ), town (1991 est. pop. 33,500), W Hungary, in a grain- and beet-growing area. It is an industrial town; textiles, cigars, and footwear are among the major products. Pápa has several churches, a Protestant theological college, and an 18th-century château built by Count Maurice Esterházy.
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a city in Hungary, in the county of Veszprém. Population, 27,800 (1970). Pápa has textile and food-processing enterprises, as well as enterprises that produce electrical household appliances.
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NZ rare. a soft blue-grey clay of marine siltstone or sandstone
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