Daugavpils


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Daugavpils

(Latvian ˈdaʊɡafˌpils)
n
(Placename) a city in SE Latvia on the Western Dvina River: founded in 1274 by Teutonic Knights; ruled by Poland (1559–1772) and Russia (1772–1915); retaken by the Russians in 1940. Pop: 112 609 (2002 est). German name (until 1893): Dünaburg Former Russian name (1893–1920): Dvinsk

Dau•gav•pils

(ˈdaʊ gɑfˌpils)

n.
a city in SE Latvia, on the Dvina. 128,200. Russian, Dvinsk.
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Although Daugavpils certainly has its share of haunted, Soviet-era architecture, I found a city that was up and coming with a palpable sense of pride, as well as having a bit of chip on its shoulder because of how others, including both foreigners and Latvians, saw the place.
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World Champion Nicki Pedersen takes a 17-point lead over Jason Crump to Daugavpils, and although he has never won at the venue he has reached the Final on both occasions the event has been staged.
Hibs take on the Latvians on Sunday in Edinburgh but face an arduous four-hour flight and four-hour bus journey to make their way to Daugavpils for the second leg a week later.
Hibs now play the Latvians on Sunday in Edinburgh but face an arduous four-hour flight and four-hour bus journey to make their way to Daugavpils for the second leg a week later.
She was born in Russia but came with her parents to Daugavpils when she was an infant.
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