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Polish Nobility

Polish Nobility

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Definition: Szlachta is the Polish word for "nobility" or privileged class and has been used since the late-Middle Ages.
Pronunciation: SHLAH-ktah
Examples:
Roast duck and goose were often eaten by the szlachta, but the peasant class ate chicken.

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