Budweis


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Budweis

(ˈbʊtvais)
n
(Placename) the German name for České Budějovice

Čes•ké Bu•dě•jo•vi•ce

(ˈtʃɛs kɛ ˈbʊ dyɛ yɔ vɪ tsɛ)
n.
a city in the S Czech Republic, on the Vltava River. 174,000. German, Budweis.
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Tenders are invited for Implementation of modern information and digital technologies to improve the organization of public transport in the town of Budweis.
Beer came to mind during my recent trip to Ceske Budejovice, also known as Budweis, the region that brews authentic Budweiser beer, not the fake American brand.
According to Innvopak, then, the word Bud referred to the beer Budweiser; but the word Budweiser referred to someone or something from Budweis, the former name of yieske BudyC/jovice, a small town in the Czech Republic.
The company is in the process of taking over Pivovar Samson AS, based in Ceske Budejovice, known in German as Budweis, the place of origin of the worldly famous Budweiser beer.
In 1905, for example, when soldiers of the 28th Infantry Regiment, who had been deployed to Budweis (Ceske Budejovice, a Bohemian city inhabited predominantly by Germans) to protect the local town hall from political protesters, refused to accept sausages made from horse meat as lunch, nationalist German politicians spread the rumor that the Czech soldiers had refused the gift because it had come from the German people of Budweis.
Budejovicky Budvar was founded in 1895 in the southern city of Ceske Budejovice -- called Budweis at the time by the German-speaking people who formed about 40 percent of the area's population.
WESTbus currently operates between Klagenfurt, Vienna, Graz, Linz, St Michael, Budapest, Prague, Budweis, Bratislava, Zagreb, Dresden and Berlin.
Before Krumlov, we stopped at Budweis, famous for its Budweiser beer, to walk round a pretty town square, while our guide pointed out how colourful the buildings now were after the drab, utilitarian grey of the facades under Communism.
Before Krumlov, we stopped at Budweis, famous for its Budweiser beer, to walk round a pretty town square while our guide pointed out how colourful the buildings now were after the drab, utilitarian grey of the facades under Communism.
in Budweis, mainly test-flying the company's Fieseler Fi 156.
A grade of acetal incorporating carbon nanotubes has been developed by BASF in collaboration with automotive electronics manufacturer Bosch and gone into production at Bosch in Budweis in the Czech Republic for a fuel filter housing used on the Audi A4 and A5.
Budejovice (the local city) in Czech is translated as Budweis in German.