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(rou`mä), Swed. Raumo, city (1996 pop. 37,914), Western Finland prov., SW Finland, on the Gulf of Bothnia. It is Finland's leading western port and has wood, paper, chemical, leather, munitions, and lace and embroidery industries. In the late 19th cent. it had one of the largest sailing fleets in Finland. Rauma was a medieval trade center, chartered c.1445. Its 15th-century Franciscan church and the old city hall (1776), now a museum, are outstanding landmarks.
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Panthers lost 6-2 against Lukko Rauma and were thrashed 9-1 by Lulea in their group matches last weekend, but now focus on league hockey.
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The cognac was a disappointment,'' said Markku Kankaristo, who spoke by telephone from the dive site near Rauma, Finland, about 155 miles northwest of Helsinki.
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