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or Crac·ow  (krăk′ou, krä′kou, -ko͞of)
A city of southern Poland on the Vistula River south-southwest of Warsaw. Founded in the eighth century ad, it was the national capital from the 12th century to 1595.


(Placename) the Polish name for Cracow


or Cra•cow

(ˈkræk aʊ, ˈkrɑ kaʊ; Pol. ˈkrɑ kʊf)

a city in S Poland, on the Vistula: the capital of Poland 1320–1609. 748,000.
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Noun1.Krakow - an industrial city in southern Poland on the VistulaKrakow - an industrial city in southern Poland on the Vistula
Poland, Polska, Republic of Poland - a republic in central Europe; the invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939 started World War II
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The Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage took part in the 41st meeting of the World Heritage Committee in Poland this year, from July 2-12, under the chairmanship of Jacek Purchla, founder and director of the Krakov Cultural Center.
Arouca were too strong for Nacional at home a fortnight ago and summer signing Rafael Crivellaro, who joined from Wisla Krakov, could give the champions something to think about.
I was often punished because I tried to say what you are doing is wrong," claims Barbara, 38, an arts graduate from near Krakov, Poland.
Love, Inequalities like Opial's inequality, Travaux mathematiques XI, Krakov, str109-118, (1985).
Reychman, Jan, Rzekoma siedziba ambasady dawnej Rzeczypospolitej w Stambule, Krakov, Polskie Towarzystwo Orientalistyczne, 1953.
37) "How wonderful it would be to call Europe one's fatherland," Frank Thompson wrote in 1943, "and think of Krakov, Munich, Rome, Arles, Madrid as one's own cities .
With many others, mostly non-Jews, Clara Grossman began walking to Warsaw, where, still wearing her filthy camp uniform, she got a train to Krakov and on to Budapest.
My two main aims for this year are the world championships at Krakov in Poland in October and the Commonwealth championships in Penang, Malaysia in November," added Evans.
There are some beautiful large squares in Europe's capitals, Paris is one of them, Krakov in Poland is another and readers may have been to others I have.
Born in Poland to the late Walter and Victoria (Ciurus) Spiewak, she grew up in the Damrova Tarnoska village in Krakov, Poland and settled in the US in 1949 after surviving a German labor camp during WWII.
Typ 6 (10 miest): Sofia, Bukurest', Budapest', L'ubl'ana, Bratislava, Krakov, Cluj--Napoca, Gdansk, Burgas, Varsava.
Poland has experienced a growing influx of labour from the Far East, while African students have enrolled at our universities, basing themselves in major cities such as Warsaw and Krakov.