Tilsit


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Tilsit

(ˈtɪlzɪt)
n
(Placename) the former name (until 1945) of Sovetsk
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Having returned to the regiment and told the commander the state of Denisov's affairs, Rostov rode to Tilsit with the letter to the Emperor.
On the thirteenth of June the French and Russian Emperors arrived in Tilsit. Boris Drubetskoy had asked the important personage on whom he was in attendance, to include him in the suite appointed for the stay at Tilsit.
"You will go far," he said, and took him to Tilsit with him.
At the time of the meeting at Tilsit he asked the names of those who had come with Napoleon and about the uniforms they wore, and listened attentively to words spoken by important personages.
Zhilinski, a Pole brought up in Paris, was rich, and passionately fond of the French, and almost every day of the stay at Tilsit, French officers of the Guard and from French headquarters were dining and lunching with him and Boris.
came to Tilsit and went to the lodging occupied by Boris and Zhilinski.
One of the Frenchmen, with the politeness characteristic of his countrymen, addressed the obstinately taciturn Rostov, saying that the latter had probably come to Tilsit to see the Emperor.
Napoleon invaded Russia after signing the Treaty of Tilsit in 1807 with Russia, and Hitler after the Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation in 1939.
(11.) The author tallied the planned small satellite launches from Boeing, WorldVu Satellites Ltd., SpaceX, Tilsit, and Kepler Communications by 2027.
On April 20, 1943, The Times of London reported, 'the Soviet Air Force carried out a mass raid on Tilsit. Military and industrial objectives in the town were subjected to devastating bombing, which caused many fires.
Por el contrario Korolczuk et al., (1977) observaron que los cambios proteoliticos durante la maduracion de los tipos de queso Tilsit y Gouda no produjeron diferencias significativas en el valor nutricional en comparacion con la caseina y la grasa de la leche fresca.
In response to apparent sniper attacks, between 24 and 27 June 1941, Einsatzkommando Tilsit undertook three separate mass executions of 526 (mostly Jewish) Lithuanian men (Kwiet 1998:4; 6).