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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.
He holds an MMus in piano performance from the Cracow Academy of Music and an MA in musicology from the Jagiellonian University (Cracow).
Uberman, Robert--Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski, Cracow University, Poland
Historic Cracow mounds (prehistoric: the Krakus Mound and Wanda Mound and relatively new ones: the Kosciuszko Mound and Pilsudski Mound) are among the biggest anthropogenic objects of this type in Poland.
Not meat and veg savouries copied in Cologne, Cracow, Cordoba, Corsica or Copenhagen.
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The Great Immigration: Scots in Cracow and Little Poland, Circa 1500-1660
The study covered a period of two months (February and March) and included two groups of healthy males: 1) winter swimmers (n=10, all between 30 and 35 years of age) from Cracow Society of Winter Swimmers "Kaloryfer", who immersed in cold waters (3 min at 2[degrees]C to 7.
2) Jagiellonian University, Collegium Medicum, Faculty of Health Sciences, Institute of Nursing and Midwifery, Cracow, Poland
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.
As embassy cultural officer, I accompanied Bellow to Cracow where he addressed local writers.