Hradec Králové

[ hrah-dets -krah-law-ve ]
/ ˈhrɑ dɛts ˈkrɑ lɔ vɛ /

noun

a town in the N Czech Republic, on the Elbe River: Austrians defeated by Prussians in Battle of Sadowa 1866.

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British Dictionary definitions for Hradec Králové

Hradec Králové
/ (Czech ˈhradɛts ˈkraːlɔvɛː) /

noun

a town in the N Czech Republic, on the Elbe River. Pop: 97 000 (2005 est)German name: Königgrätz
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