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Dorpat

[dawr-paht]
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noun
  1. German name of Tartu.
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Examples from the Web for dorpat

Historical Examples

  • Bartels subsequently rose to be a professor in the University of Dorpat, where he died.

    Heroes of the Telegraph

    J. Munro

  • I will leave her to the Dorpat museum, with directions to the curator to keep the dust off her.

    Historic Oddities

    Sabine Baring-Gould

  • In vain had the damsels of Berlin and Dorpat set their caps at him.

    Historic Oddities

    Sabine Baring-Gould

  • In 1630, a supreme court for the Baltic provinces was established at Dorpat.

    Sweden

    Victor Nilsson

  • With the siege of Dorpat we are not concerned, for Boris was not present.


British Dictionary definitions for dorpat

Dorpat

noun
  1. the German name for Tartu
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