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[brez-lou; German bres-lou]
  1. German name of Wrocław.
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Historical Examples of breslau

  • The Handels of Breslau had for several generations been coppersmiths.


    Edward J. Dent

  • Otto Lindenschmidt was the child of poor parents in or near Breslau.

  • If you like to return to Breslau I will pay your expenses there.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete

    Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • "The test-word is 'Breslau,'" he said in a low voice, and the messenger beamed.

    The Green Rust

    Edgar Wallace

  • Breslau was to be evacuated; Hamburg was to remain as the truce found it.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

    William Milligan Sloane

British Dictionary definitions for breslau


  1. the German name for Wrocław
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