Courland

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Cour·land

also Kur·land  (ko͝or′lənd)
A historical region and former duchy of southern Latvia between the Baltic Sea and the Western Dvina River. It passed to Russia in 1795 and was largely incorporated into Latvia in 1918.

Courland

(ˈkʊələnd) or

Kurland

n
(Placename) a region of Latvia, between the Gulf of Riga and the Lithuanian border. Latvian name: Kurzeme

Cour•land

or Kur•land

(ˈkʊər lənd)

n.
a former duchy on the Baltic: later, a province of Russia and, in 1918, incorporated into Latvia.