[krak-ou, krah-kou, krey-koh]


a city in S Poland, on the Vistula: the capital of Poland 1320–1609.

German Krakau.Polish Kraków. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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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