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Zgierz(zgyĕsh), city (1991 est. pop. 59,300), Łódzkie prov., E central Poland. A textile center, it also manufactures chemicals, textile machinery, and metals. Chartered about 1300, Zgierz grew after the textile industry was established there in 1818.
a city in Poland, a suburb of Łódź. Population, 43,000 (1970). Railroad junction. It is an important center of the wool and dye-making industries. Cotton, clothing, furniture, cardboard, and textile machinery are also produced. The city was founded in the 13th century.