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Piła

Piła (pē´lä), Ger. Schneidemühl, town (1994 est. pop. 74,000), Wielkopolskie prov., NW Poland, on the Gwdą River. Once the capital of Grenzmark Posen–West Prussia, it is now chiefly a trade and industrial center. It was devastated in World War II, after which it reverted to Poland. There are lignite mines nearby. The city was chartered in 1380.

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pila.
1. Plain, unmoulded, undecorated, detached rectangular or square masonry pier, square or rectangular on plan, with no allusions to the Orders whatsoever, also termed pillar.

2. Font on a free-standing shaft, as opposed to one fixed to a wall or a bracket.

3. Plain block set on a column, etc., supporting a roof.

4. Antique mortar or plastered finish.

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