Pozsony


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Pozsony

(ˈpoʒonj)
n
(Placename) the Hungarian name for Bratislava
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Noun1.Pozsony - capital and largest city of Slovakia
Slovak Republic, Slovakia - a landlocked republic in central Europe; separated from the Czech Republic in 1993
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Today, there is a street named after the US president, a commemorative plaque, his bust as well as a book and film inspired by those turbulent times.Presslawasburg, Pressburg, Posonium, Pozsony, Prescaronporok and Po#382o#328.
Karl Anton Nowotny, etnologo austriaco, se referia, por ejemplo, a las luchas politicas en Europa oriental en torno al nombre de la ciudad de Pozsony en donde durante tres siglos se coronaron los reyes hungaros; tan importante ciudad se conocia en aleman como Pressburg y en eslovaco como Bratislava.
The narrator mentions that Stephan is from the capital, but this phrase could refer to either Vienna or Pressburg (also known as Pozsony and Bratislava), which was the capital of Hungary until 1848.
Due to this family situation, his mother, resuming her job as governess, moved with her two children successively to Vinogradov, Ukraine [then Nagyszolos, Austro-Hungarian empire] and afterwards to Bratislava [then Pozsony, Austro-Hungarian empire] in the Slovak region of the empire, from where she initially was.
After stops in Kosice and Bratislava (Kassa and Pozsony)--the Rubin family of three arrived in Vienna, free.
The data for the word kiskecske reveal, too, that transitional areas can be observed from the vicinity of Pozsony to the Southern lowland.
Bratislava (Pozsony, Pressburg), issued a special jubilee edition
In the next room, a map of Vienna from 1430 showed Bratislava (then known as Pressburg in German, Presporok in Slovak and Pozsony in Hungarian) as little more than a suburb of the Austrian capital.