Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Brieg. 1. Prussian town of Silesia, 25 miles S.E. of Breslau, and on the left bank of the Oder. The general direction of Silesian mines and workshops is here, and its chief industries are weaving, metal button making, sugar refining, trading in cattle, and cultivating chicory and tobacco.

2. A town at the foot of the Simplon Pass, in the Valais, Switzerland.