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Daugavpils

[ dou-gahf-peels ]
/ ˈdaʊ gɑfˌpils /
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noun
a city in SE Latvia, on the Dvina.
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British Dictionary definitions for Daugavpils

Daugavpils
/ (Latvian ˈdaʊɡafˌpils) /

noun
a city in SE Latvia on the Western Dvina River: founded in 1274 by Teutonic Knights; ruled by Poland (1559–1772) and Russia (1772–1915); retaken by the Russians in 1940. Pop: 112 609 (2002 est)German name (until 1893): Dünaburg Former Russian name (1893–1920): Dvinsk
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