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Kaunas

[ kou-nahs ]
/ ˈkaʊ nɑs /
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noun
a city in S central Lithuania.
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Russian Kovno.

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Kaunas
/ (ˈkaʊnəs) /

noun
a city in central Lithuania at the confluence of the Neman and Viliya Rivers: ceded by Poland to Russia in 1795; became the provisional capital of Lithuania (1920–40); incorporated into the Soviet Union 1944–91; university (1922). Pop: 364 000 (2005 est)Russian name: Kovno
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