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Kalocsa (kŏ´lôchŏ), town (1991 est. pop. 18,200), S Hungary, near the Danube River. It is an agricultural center and is famed for its embroidery and paprika. Created a bishopric by St. Stephen, it became the seat of an archbishop in 1260. The town has a Roman Catholic academy, a cathedral, and an archiepiscopal palace (built in 1786).