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Jaworow

JAWOROW, a town in Galicia, Austria, 30 m. W. of Lemberg. Pop. (1900), 10,090. It has a pottery, a brewery, a distillery and some trade in agricultural produce. Not far from it is the watering-place of Szkto with sulphur springs. The town was a favourite residence of John Sobieski, who there received the congratulations of the pope and the Venetian republic on his success against the Turks at Vienna (1683). At Jaworow Peter the Great was betrothed to Catherine I.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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