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 (krăk′ou, krä′kou, -ko͞of)


(ˈkrækaʊ; -əʊ; -ɒf)
(Placename) 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


or Cra•cow

(ˈkræk aʊ, ˈkrɑ kaʊ; Pol. ˈkrɑ kʊf)

a city in S Poland, on the Vistula: the capital of Poland 1320–1609. 748,000.
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Noun1.Cracow - an industrial city in southern Poland on the VistulaCracow - an industrial city in southern Poland on the Vistula
Poland, Polska, Republic of Poland - a republic in central Europe; the invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939 started World War II
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In Poland they support the party that insists on an agrarian revolution as the prime condition for national emancipation, that party which fomented the insurrection of Cracow in 1846.
It was salutary to me when I travelled there by train from Cracow.
On the eve of my 12th birthday, up on the roof of my uncle's garage, Roman Cracow taught me the facts of life.
Extract from the Official Report of the Cracow Academy of Sciences, 12, March 1900 Published 15 Jan 1900
Text - meaning - context; Cracow studies in English language, literature and culture; v.
Fifty per cent of the money goes to Poland, where the cost of living is only a fraction of what it is in the UK - PS80 a month would pay the mortgage of a house in Cracow.
Sophie O'Brien, 14, grabbed the continental titles with three straight victories in both events in Cracow, and is now focusing on the British Championships to complete the set of victories.
Evolution Mining was formed through the merger of Catalpa Resources Limited and Conquest Mining Limited, and the concurrent purchase of Newcrest Mining Limited's interests in the Cracow and Mt Rawdon gold mines in Queensland.
As embassy cultural officer, I accompanied Bellow to Cracow where he addressed local writers.
1) Cardinal Dziwisz, formerly secretary to John Paul, and now Archbishop of Cracow, said of him that he was "a man of great openness and of dialog with the contemporary world.
This workshop is based on the bilateral co-operation between two similar departments of the Faculties of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Zilina, Slovakia and Cracow University of Technology - CUT, Cracow, Poland.
The carrier also said that its position in Poland will also be strengthened when it triples its flights to Cracow and will link the city of Gdansk to the Berlin hub from 1 May 2012