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[rey-vahl] /ˈreɪ vɑl/
former German name of Tallinn. Unabridged
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  • Reval, also besieged, turned to the King of Denmark for aid against its foes.

    The Hansa Towns Helen Zimmern
  • Within a few months Duenamuende, Pernau and Reval also surrendered.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • Things came to such a pass that, in the spring of 1726, an English squadron was sent to the Baltic and cast anchor before Reval.

  • Gustavus was not allowed to see his mother until the year of 1596, when the two had a touching meeting at Reval.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • I have been in the river half the night, listening at the open stern window of a Reval pink to every word they said.

    Barlasch of the Guard H. S. Merriman
  • Of those actually in the Baltic and fit to go to sea, twelve were at Reval shut in by the ice, and the others were at Kronstadt.

  • Madame Mara passed her declining years teaching singing near her native place, and died at Reval, in 1833.

    For Every Music Lover Aubertine Woodward Moore
  • In the month of June the Empress set out for Reval, and we accompanied her.

    Memoirs of the Empress Catherine II. Catherine II, Empress of Russia
  • King Valdemar built the castle he had begun before he sailed home, and called it Reval, after one of the neighboring tribes.

  • He dined there and supped with her half-way between Roguervick and Reval.

    Memoirs of the Empress Catherine II. Catherine II, Empress of Russia
British Dictionary definitions for Reval


the German name for Tallinn
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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