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Prut

 (pro͞ot)
A river rising in southwest Ukraine and flowing about 885 km (550 mi) generally southeast along the Romania-Moldova border to the Danube River.
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Prut

(Russian prut)
n
(Placename) a river in E Europe, rising in SW Ukraine and flowing generally southeast, forming part of the border between Romania and Moldova, to join the River Danube. Length: 853 km (530 miles)
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Prut

(prut)

n.
a river in E Europe, flowing SE from the Carpathian Mountains in Ukraine along the boundary between Moldavia and Romania into the Danube. 500 mi. (800 km) long.
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Both seemed to try his patience sorely, for more than once I heard him say emphatically, "No, no, it is not so, you haf not attend to what I say," and once there was a loud rap, as if he struck the table with his book, followed by the despairing exclamation, "Prut! It all goes bad this day."
"Prut! We will make the time, and we fail not to find the sense.
(Prut 1991: 51-54) Also called the strayed path, the long path, the forgotten path, the virgin path, path of the stars or the milky way, the calligrams suggest the stylised image of water flow meanders, a zigzag trajectory or the labyrinth itinerary follows a line of quadrangles that may three-dimensionally embody the ornamental motive of the twisted rope (Ibidem: 55).
The traditional criteria of religious belonging and a loose sense of attachment to the imperial dynasty were much more likely to elicit a response from the peasantry than any invocation of ethnic solidarity with a nebulous ideal fatherland beyond the Prut. This was demonstrated by the voting pattern in Duma elections and especially by the prominence of right-wing monarchist organizations in Bessarabia.
Bessarabia was proclaimed as was the Independent Republic of Moldavia which, by the decision of the Country Council -- the institution that functioned as Parliament elected by the population between Prut and Dniester -- united with Romania on March 27 1918.
The Bolsheviks surrendered, without opposing any major resistance, and they were arrested, and later expelled, over Prut.
"With a view to restore the historical right to live together with brothers on the opposite bank of the Prut River we declare immediate and unconditional unification with Motherland Romania," reads the document that elected members of the Malkoch village council signed in late March.
Le territoire situe entre le Prut et le Dniestr prend le nom de Bessarabie apres le nom du Prince Alexandre Basarab au 14cmc siecle (4).
This is frequently examined using the forced swimming test (FST) and the open-field test (OFT), which are animal models predictive of anxiolytic and antidepressant-like effects of drugs (Overstreet et al., 2003; Prut and Belzung, 2003).
Vasile Pavel draws the conclusion, supported by minute analyses of the existing linguistic atlases, that "the idioms of the Romanian language in the Republic of Moldova and in its neighbouring areas are mainly related to the Moldavian sub-dialect spoken on both banks of the Prut river, namely on the territory of historical Moldova.