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(Placename) the German name for Wrocław
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(ˈvrɔts lɑf)

a city in SW Poland on the Oder River. 1,119,000. German, Breslau.
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Noun1.Breslau - a city in southwestern Poland on the OderBreslau - a city in southwestern Poland on the Oder
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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"We are stunned by the extent of the administration's slashed funding," for the tobacco control program, said Russet Morrow Breslau, of Tobacco Free Massachusetts.
The 7-item Breslau screen also predictably identifies patients with PTSD symptoms (SOR: B, 1 good-quality prospective cohort study).
Six years later he went to Breslau as successor to Professor Carl Friedrich Richard Forster (1825-1902) and took over the direction of the University Eye Clinic, (2) where he later was also rector of the Silesian Friedrich Wilhelm University.
1580-1651) and a beautifully sculpted Madonna standing on a cresent moon from Breslau, c.
Born in Breslau, Germany (now Wroclaw, Poland), in 1926, Stern, whose Jewish paternal grandparents had embraced Christianity, grew up in the twilight years of the Weimar Republic and witnessed firsthand Germany's descent into tyranny.
Nisbet furnishes by way of introduction an outline of 'Probleme der Lessing-Biographie' and also contributes an informative and thought-provoking account of 'Lessings Umgang mit Aussenseitern'; informative and suggestive too from a biographical standpoint is Wilfried Barnet's contribution on 'Lessings Fluchten' (from Leipzig to Berlin, from Berlin to Breslau, from Breslau to Berlin again ...).
Then, part of Germany and called Breslau, it suffered the agony of being declared a fortress by Hitler - a bastion which was to be held at all costs against the marauding Russians.
No one knew about Ismar Littmann or Max Silberberg of Breslau for two generations before the restitution claims came up.
Colonel Grabowski was born in Breslau, Germany, in 1935, came to the United States as an immigrant with his family in 1950 and settled in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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Mr Mendelsson, born in Breslau, Germany, in 1926, attended the Jewish Grammar School there.