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 (kə-zăn′, -zän′)
A city of west-central Russia on the Volga River east of Moscow. After growing to prominence in the 1400s as the capital of a powerful Tatar khanate, Kazan was conquered by Czar Ivan IV in 1552, becoming part of Russia.


(kəˈzæn; -ˈzɑːn; Russian kaˈzanj)
(Placename) a city in W Russia, capital of the Tatar Autonomous Republic on the River Volga: capital of an independent khanate in the 15th century; university (1804); a major industrial centre. Pop: 1 108 000 (2005 est)


(Biography) Elia (ˈiːljə), real name Elia Kazanjoglous 1909–2003, US stage and film director and writer, born in Turkey. His films include Gentleman's Agreement (1947) and On the Waterfront (1954) for both of which he won Oscars, and East of Eden (1955)



the capital of the Tatar Autonomous Republic in the SE Russian Federation in Europe, near the Volga River. 1,094,000.
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Noun1.Kazan - United States stage and screen director (born in Turkey) and believer in method acting (1909-2003)
2.Kazan - an industrial city in the European part of RussiaKazan - an industrial city in the European part of Russia
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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Meanwhile, Ronaldo Rosimo, 38, and Jomar Kasan, 31, are still recuperating at Gat Andres Bonifacio Memorial Medical Center after they sustained gunshot wounds.
A stray bullet hit Jomar Kasan, who was buying at a nearby store.
Juvenal Azurin, the director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PDEA-ARMM), identified those arrested as Juhery Sampulna Abdul, 39, alias 'Tho,' who allegedly maintained the drug den in Sitio Siawan in Barangay Tamontaka in Datu Odin Sinsuat town; Muslimin Banigan Udtong, 27; Madelo Kasan Abdulkadir, 25; Datu Solban Makasasa Maulana, 22; and Abdillah B.
There will be additional services between the host cities Moscow, Kasan, St Petersburg and Sochi -- all with disabled access and organic toilets.
Based on the Austrian composition law, (90) wagi ho was enacted with kasan ho in 1922.
This sense of inferiority was particularly evident among the Ethiopian immigrant women examined in this study and is consistent with the results of previous research (Shabtai & Kasan, 2005; Svirsky & Svirsky, 2002).
Launched last September, Casa International is the high-end incarnation of Casa, which Hasan Kasan opened a half-century ago as a small workshop.
Moffitt's nightclub know-how and the sheikh's mega-bucks spawned the juggernaut Hak-ak-ak kasan club, built in the famous MGM Grand hotel at a cost of up to $200 million.
Sampling, randomly, take from soil of seven regions Karshenasan, Kowsar, Niar, Niar 1, Dash kasan, Shoorabil and Shoorabil 1, in Ardabil.
But while Ambrose was being given the green light to join Deila's squad new boy Mubarak Wakaso - who has completed a season long loan switch from Russian side Rubin Kasan - was losing his race against the clock to be registered in time.
But while Ambrose was " being given the green light new boy Mubarak Wakaso, who has completed a season-long loan switch from Russian side Rubin Kasan, was losing his race to be registered in time.