[krak-ou, krah-kou, krey-koh]
- a city in S Poland, on the Vistula: the capital of Poland 1320–1609.
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Odessa was never renowned, like a Cracow or Vilnius, as a center of Jewish scholarship or culture.Great Weekend Reads
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Now, first, you are at Bochnia, a little way to the east of Cracow.
He remembered the fact that von Liebknecht's finger had pointed at Cracow.
Stanislaus, bishop of Cracow, was descended from an illustrious Polish family.Fox's Book of Martyrs
It was not made the capital of Poland until 1566, when it succeeded Cracow.Foot-prints of Travel
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Most of this duchy was annexed by Russia, but Cracow was left a republic.The Political History of England - Vol XI
- an industrial city in S Poland, on the River Vistula: former capital of the country (1320–1609); university (1364). Pop: 822 000 (2005 est)Polish name: Kraków German name: Krakau
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