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Viktoria Durski of Chicago

My maternal busia, Wiktoria Durska, now deceased.

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Definition: Americanized Polish for "grandmother," which in Polish is babka or babcia or babunia.

Pronunciation: BOO-shah

Also Known As: babka, babcia, babunia

Examples: Busia always made paczki for me on Fat Thursday and Fat Tuesday.

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