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 (po͝o-lăs′kē, pə-), Casimir 1747-1779.
Polish patriot and general who aided American forces in the Revolutionary War, commanding the defense of Charleston (1779) and leading a cavalry brigade in the siege of Savannah.
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(pəˈlæs ki)

Count Casimir, 1748–79, Polish patriot; general in the American Revolutionary army.
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Dr Slawek Laniecki - a historian from Kazimierz Wielki University - and author Jenny Robertson will give a talk on the launch date.
A citizen of the Republic of Poland, Starosta of Wolomin County Kazimierz Rakowski has been removed from blacklist, Azerbaijan`s Foreign Ministry said in a message.
THE party is in full swing as we walk into Plac Nowy (New Square) in the centre of Kazimierz, a little after 10pm on a hot August Saturday.
The party was in full swing as we walked into Plac Nowy (New Square) in the centre of Kazimierz, in Polish city Krakow at 10pm.
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Steven Spielberg's 1993 film Schindler's List is largely credited with revitalizing Kazimierz, the Jewish quarter of Krakow, in which many of the movie's iconic scenes were filmed.
? Former Legia Warsaw and Man City midfielder Kazimierz Deyna was voted Poland's greatest-ever player in 1994.
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