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or Kurland

[koo r-luh nd] /ˈkʊər lənd/
a former duchy on the Baltic: later, a province of Russia and, in 1918, incorporated into Latvia. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Again Mrs. Courland addressed her, but she neither replied nor turned towards the lady.

    The Wizard of West Penwith William Bentinck Forfar
  • The dear Prince of Courland was in this case, to my great disappointment.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • Burn this letter appears time after time at the foot of the brief notes to the Duchess of Courland.

    Talleyrand Joseph McCabe
  • Anne of Courland accepted the conditions and came to Moscow.

    The Story of Russia R. Van Bergen, M.A.
  • This victory laid the whole of Courland at the mercy of the Swedes, all the towns opening their gates at their approach.

    A Jacobite Exile G. A. Henty
  • Before him lies the regent, Duke Biron of Courland, with his wife by his side.

    The Daughter of an Empress Louise Muhlbach
  • I regret that he is not here at present; he went to meet the Duke of Courland at the frontier.

    The Journal of Countess Franoise Krasinska Kasimir Dziekonska (translator)
  • Conterminous with the Russians, and the Courland Lithuanians.

  • I took no notice of his question, but began to tell Gaston Cheverny of our plans for Courland.

    Francezka Molly Elliot Seawell
  • This was the visitor who had just been admitted into Mrs. Courland's private room.

    The Wizard of West Penwith William Bentinck Forfar
British Dictionary definitions for Courland


a region of Latvia, between the Gulf of Riga and the Lithuanian border Latvian name Kurzeme
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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