[ krak-ou, krah-kou, krey-koh ]
/ ˈkræk aʊ, ˈkrɑ kaʊ, ˈkreɪ koʊ /
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a city in S Poland, on the Vistula: the capital of Poland 1320–1609.
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German Krak·au [krah-kou] /ˈkrɑ kaʊ/ . Polish Kra·ków [krah-koof] /ˈkrɑ kʊf/ .
Words nearby Cracow
crack the whip, crackup, crack willow, cracky, cracovienne, Cracow, -cracy, cradle, cradleboard, cradle cap, cradle roof
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How to use Cracow in a sentence
Odessa was never renowned, like a Cracow or Vilnius, as a center of Jewish scholarship or culture.Great Weekend Reads|The Daily Beast|March 5, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The musical taste and culture prevailing in Poland about 1819 is pretty accurately described by a German resident at Cracow.
He bought a Cracow double-woven woollen night-cap, which he cut in two pieces and wrapped round his feet.
And as in danzig thought he stoodThe petrograd, with eyes of flame, Came ypring through the cracow wood,And longwied as it came.The Book of Humorous Verse|Various
Quarrels often occurred between the two adepts during the Cracow period.Witch, Warlock, and Magician|William Henry Davenport Adams
His principal works are in the churches of Cracow and Nuremberg.A History of Art for Beginners and Students|Clara Erskine Clement
British Dictionary definitions for Cracow
/ (ˈkrækaʊ, -əʊ, -ɒf) /
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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