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Tar·tu

 (tär′to͞o)
A city of southeast Estonia southeast of Tallinn. Founded in 1030, it was a member of the Hanseatic League and became part of Russia in 1704.

Tartu

(Russian ˈtartu)
n
(Placename) a city in SE Estonia: successively under Polish, Swedish, and Russian rule; university (1632). Pop: 95 000 (2005 est). Former name (11th century until 1918): Yurev German name: Dorpat

Tar•tu

(ˈtɑr tu)

n.
a city in SE Estonia. 115,000.
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Noun1.Tartu - a city of southeastern Estonia that was a member of the Hanseatic League
Hanseatic League - a commercial and defensive confederation of free cities in northern Germany and surrounding areas; formed in 1241 and most influential in the 14th century when it included over 100 towns and functioned as an independent political power; the last official assembly was held in 1669
Esthonia, Estonia, Republic of Estonia - a republic in northeastern Europe on the Baltic Sea
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Tartu recently launched its bid to become the 2024 European Capital City of Culture.
Despite the fact that the initial reaction to its name is the hearer trying to unearth eighth-grade world geography knowledge, Tartu is a city rich with cultural and literary interest, contemporary as well as historical.
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The Ordovician carbonate succession in Tartu was deposited on the area separating the wide, inner ramp or shelf (North Estonian Confacies Belt) from the deep outer ramp or basin known as the Livonian Tongue (Nestor & Einasto 1997, fig.
26 June 2013 - Finnish energy company Fortum Oyj (HEL:FUM1V) said today it had signed a deal to buy district heat operations in the Estonian city of Tartu from local firm Erakute for some EUR7m (USD9m).
26 June 2013 a[euro]" Finnish energy company Fortum Oyj (HEL:FUM1V) said today it had signed a deal to buy district heat operations in the Estonian city of Tartu from local firm Erakute for some EUR7m (USD9m).
The aim of this article is to discuss the impact of the Teaching Hospital (Clinic) of the University of Tartu on the urban development of the City of Tartu.
On 3 May 2013, the conference Music and the Library was held at the University of Tartu Library in Estonia.
Tartu (Dorpat) is not an exception, as the medieval archives have disappeared in the whirlpool of wars and preserved written sources give only sporadic fragments of information from the 15th century onward (Raid 1995, 33).
Seltsi esimene tahtis ulesanne oli teada saada, mis oli juhtunud ulikoolide (eriti Tartu ulikooli) oppejoududega maailmasoja ajal.
We shall have a look whether these drawbacks were characteristic of the development of history research at the University of Tartu in end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century.