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AUGUSTOW:

District town in the government of Suvalk, Russian Poland, on the River Netta and the Lake Biale. In 1887 the Jewish population was nearly 5,500—about half the total population.

Bibliography:
  • Entziklopedicheski Slovar, i., St. Petersburg, 1891;
  • Ha-Eshkol, Warsaw, 1887.
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