Volozhin

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Volozhin

 

a city (since 1940), the center of Volozhin Raion, Minsk Oblast, Byelorussian SSR. It is located on the Volozhinka River, 17 km from the Volozhin railroad station (on the Molodechno-Lida line). Population, 5,800 (1969). It has a creamery.

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