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Prut

 (pro͞ot)
A river rising in southwest Ukraine and flowing about 885 km (550 mi) generally southeast along the Romania-Moldova border to the Danube River.

Prut

(Russian prut)
n
(Placename) a river in E Europe, rising in SW Ukraine and flowing generally southeast, forming part of the border between Romania and Moldova, to join the River Danube. Length: 853 km (530 miles)

Prut

(prut)

n.
a river in E Europe, flowing SE from the Carpathian Mountains in Ukraine along the boundary between Moldavia and Romania into the Danube. 500 mi. (800 km) long.
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I have examined the map and find that the river most suitable for the Slovaks to have ascended is either the Pruth or the Sereth.
Now of these two, the Pruth is the more easily navigated, but the Sereth is, at Fundu, joined by the Bistritza which runs up round the Borgo Pass.
The report continued that meetings would be arranged in points outside the village in such places as Desjarlais, Shandro, Pruth, and Boian.
The forces that encircled the Russian troops at Stalinesti during the Pruth campaign of Peter the Great fascinated one of the Russian commanders, the French soldier of fortune Jean Nicholas Moreau-de-Braze, by their "sunlit jazzy vestments, the glitter of weapons shining like diamonds, majestic headwear, and light enviable horses.
During this time, the Romanian army was tasked by Hitler to defend the Pruth River and then gain some bridgeheads across it.
On the other hand, Romania tried to push the border in another direction, in order to move it just a little bit further, yet not settle on the other side of the border, and to export this perspective, which showed all their differences, to the South, on the other side of the Danube and into the East, on the other sides of the rivers Pruth and Dnister.
edulis roxo, Pruth e Lal (1958) encontraram fitoflueno, [zeta]-caroteno, [alpha]-caroteno e tres carotenoides nao identificados (MERCADANTE et al, 1998), mas Leuenberger e Thommen (1972) identificaram fitoflueno, [zeta]-caroteno, [beta]-caroteno, criptoxantina, auroxantina, mutatoxantina, [beta]-apo-12'--carotenal e [beta]-apo-8'--carotenal, nao mencionando [alpha]-caroteno.
One army group advanced to the area between the Dniester and Pruth Rivers, seeking to occupy the heights of Czernovitz to draw Habsburg reserves there.
Wie war es, wenn in diesem Oesterreich, welches seinen Germanisirungsberuf bisher so schlecht erfullt hat, wenn in dieser Zeit, welche die Nationalitaten Oesterreichs im hellen Aufstande gegen das Deutschthum sieht, ein slavisch geborener Dichter von den Ufern des Pruth eine vortreffliche deutsche Novelle an die Borde des Main und des Nekar zu senden hatte?
a900 pa pesomnodon pa sticceo hi in pa pruth, purh pa pe paet waeter fleow (2 Sept.
Born into an old Polish family (1591); he was educated at the University of Cracow (Krakowa); had his first combat experiences on campaign against the Muscovites with Jan Chodkiewicz; was appointed field commander of the Polish forces (1619); captured at Cecora on the Pruth River (Prut, between Romania and the U.
Despite its failure in the 1711 Pruth campaign, by the early 18th century Russia had considerably strengthened its military capabilities vis-a-vis the Ottomans due to a series of autocratic military, bureaucratic, and fiscal policies, some of which were devised and implemented as responses to Tatar and Ottoman threats or introduced as imitations of Ottoman military--bureaucratic practices.