Penza

geographical name
Pen·​za | \ ˈpen-zə How to pronounce Penza (audio) \

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city in south central Russia in Europe west of the city of Samara population 517,000

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“Penza.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Penza. Accessed 17 January 2020.

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