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 (kə-zăn′, -zän′)
A city of west-central Russia on the Volga River east of Moscow. After growing to prominence in the 1400s as the capital of a powerful Tatar khanate, Kazan was conquered by Czar Ivan IV in 1552, becoming part of Russia.


(kəˈzæn; -ˈzɑːn; Russian kaˈzanj)
(Placename) a city in W Russia, capital of the Tatar Autonomous Republic on the River Volga: capital of an independent khanate in the 15th century; university (1804); a major industrial centre. Pop: 1 108 000 (2005 est)


(Biography) Elia (ˈiːljə), real name Elia Kazanjoglous 1909–2003, US stage and film director and writer, born in Turkey. His films include Gentleman's Agreement (1947) and On the Waterfront (1954) for both of which he won Oscars, and East of Eden (1955)



the capital of the Tatar Autonomous Republic in the SE Russian Federation in Europe, near the Volga River. 1,094,000.
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Noun1.Kazan - United States stage and screen director (born in Turkey) and believer in method acting (1909-2003)
2.Kazan - an industrial city in the European part of RussiaKazan - an industrial city in the European part of Russia
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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But while Ambrose was being given the green light to join Deila's squad new boy Mubarak Wakaso - who has completed a season long loan switch from Russian side Rubin Kasan - was losing his race against the clock to be registered in time.
But while Ambrose was " being given the green light new boy Mubarak Wakaso, who has completed a season-long loan switch from Russian side Rubin Kasan, was losing his race to be registered in time.
Results of soil sampling from Ardabil showed that highest to lowest amount of isotope 40 belongs to Niar 1 (984), Karshenasan (877), Niar 2 (857), Kowsar (812), Dash kasan (760), Shoorabil 1 (638) and Shoorabil 2 (634), kebrel per kilogram, respectively.
8226; Hamanth Kasan, General Manager Scientific Services, Rand Water, South Africa
Moffitt's nightclub know-how and the sheikh's mega-bucks spawned the juggernaut Hak-ak-ak kasan club, built in the famous MGM Grand hotel at a cost of up to $200 million.
The city has more than its share of stunning buildings, from left: Hotel Olgino, the Hermitage Museum and Kasan Cathedral
Jahrhunderts auch in den Lehrerbildungsanstalten, solchen wie an der Abteilung der Padagogik der Russischen Universitat in Riga, am Deutschen Lehrerseminar zu Mitau; an Mittelschulen, Gymnasien, Armeeschulen, Kommerzschulen, verschiedenen Berufsschulen in damaligem zaristischen Russland-Eriwan, Jekaterinburg, Kasan, Kaunas, Mazeikiai, Lodz, Moskau, Odessa, Orl, Polozk, Noworossijsk, Sankt- Petersburg, Simbirsk, Tallinn, Tiflis, Tomsk, Riga, Vilnius, Witebsk), in England, China (Peking), Deutschland, Finnland und sogar in Brasilien und noch anderen Staaten.
2005); and Han Ki-du, "ChosOn hugi son nonjaeng kwa Ica sasangsajok ditii," in Kasan Yi Chi-kwan minim hwagap kinyorn nonch'ong: Han'guk pulgyo munhwa sasangsa, sang kw6n, ed.
Village heads of Dhana, Bs Khosla, Kasan and Khoh called a meeting and have reportedly decided not to allow the protesters to hold any kind of demonstration inside IMT, Manesar.
Warden Kasan Odin was in charge of the Maguidnanao provincial jail.
Other customers of Systema-Service in the domestic Russian market include most of the machine manufacturers in the gas sector, among them Iskra, Newski, Saturn and Kasan.
The latest and fifth of such films, which starts showing in theaters across the nation in February, is ''Mainichi Kasan (everyday mom),'' a humorous yet touching depiction of Saibara's own struggles in life -- being a mother of two and a wife of an alcoholic, getting divorced and then taking her dying ex-husband back into her home as he fights cancer.