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Győr (dyûr, dyœr)
A city of northwest Hungary near the Slovakian border. On the site of a Roman military outpost evacuated in the fourth century AD, it was later a Magyar stronghold (10th century) and an autonomous municipality within Habsburg Hungary (after 1743).

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