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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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No, Dounia, I see it all and I know what you want to say to me; and I know too what you were thinking about, when you walked up and down all night, and what your prayers were like before the Holy Mother of Kazan who stands in mother's bedroom.
The ratings also factor in Kazan's diversified economy, the long-term repayment schedule of the city's debt, and stable support from the Republic of Tatarstan (BBB-/Positive), of which Kazan is the capital.
The plane, flying from Baku to Kazan, has made an emergency landing in the Nizhny Novgorod city of Russia, the Interfax news agency reported.
ICE HOCKEY METALLURG v AK BARS KAZAN 3pm EASTERN CONFERENCE pacesetters AK Bars Kazan are big outsiders for their trip to Arena Metallurg and look well worth a bet, writes Steve Davies.
Elia Kazan Kazan was a Greek-American film and stage director known for many hit plays and movies.
Kazan Networks Corporation will be demonstrating its Ethernet-attached Bunch of Flash (EBOF) at this year's Flash Memory Summit, the company said.
ZOE Kazan may hail from a Hollywood dynasty, but far from cashing in on her lineage - her grandfather was influential director Elia Kazan (A Streetcar Named Desire and On The Waterfront) and her parents are successful screenwriters Nicholas Kazan and Robin Swicord - the third-generational actress has long been determined to shout louder than her famous last name.
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YANN M'Vila could be about to hand Sunderland and David Moyes a huge blow by signing a new contract at Rubin Kazan.
M'Vila returned to Russian side Rubin Kazan this summer but was told immediately he was not part of their plans and was free to leave with just six months remaining on his contract.
Kazan Networks has developed a latency solution of NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express) over Fabrics, which connects high performance storage to racks of servers in the datacenter.