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  1. Russian name of Kaunas.
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Examples from the Web for kovno

Historical Examples

  • I am fifteen now, in the fourth grade of the classic gymnasium at Kovno.

    Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist

    Alexander Berkman

  • They all said she was very beautiful, the acknowledged belle of Kovno.

  • Ivangorod fell on the following day; Kovno on the 17th; Novo Georgievsk on the 19th.

  • At first came three thousand Jews from the province of Kovno.

    The Shield


  • In 1892 a peasant woman in the Russian province of Kovno hanged herself in a wood near the village of Somenishki.

British Dictionary definitions for kovno


  1. transliteration of the Russian name for Kaunas
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