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Carlovitz, a town of Austria, on the right bank of the Danube, and 8 miles S.E. of Peterwardein. It is the seat of an orthodox Greek archbishopric, and has a Greek theological seminary and a lyceum. It is a great wine centre, and of late years its produce, which is increasing, has made a considerable reputation in England. The town also exports vermouth. In 1699 a treaty was concluded at Carlovitz, by the mediation of France and Holland, between Turkey on the one side, and Austria, Poland, Russia, and Venice on the other, to settle their various boundaries.