geographical name — see krakow

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  • CRACOW — (Pol. Kraków; Heb. קראקא, קרקא, קראקוב), city in S. Poland (within the historic region lesser poland (Malopolska); in western galicia under Austria). Cracow was the residence of the leading Polish princes during the 12th century, and later became …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Cracow — • The Prince Bishopric that comprises the western portion of Galacia in Austria, and borders on the diocese of Kielce in Russian Poland, Breslau in Prussia, Tarnow in Galacia, and Zips in Hungary Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Cracow… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Cracow — Cracow, Georg, Jurist und Staatsmann, geb. 7. Nov. 1525 in Stettin, gest. 16.März 1575, ward 1547 Professor der Mathematik und griechischen Sprache in Greifswald, siedelte 1549 nach Wittenberg über, widmete sich dem juristischen Studium, ward… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cracow — [kra′kou, krā′kou; kra′kō, krā′kō] var. of KRAKÓW …   English World dictionary

  • Cracow — Georg Cracow, auch Krakow, Cracov, Cracau (* 7. November 1525 in Stettin; † 16. März 1575 in Leipzig) war ein deutscher Jurist und Staatsmann. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Familie 3 Literatur 4 Weblinks …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cracow — /krak ow, krah kow, kray koh/, n. a city in S Poland, on the Vistula: the capital of Poland 1320 1609. 685,000. German, Krakau. Polish, Kraków. * * * …   Universalium

  • Cracow — noun A city in Poland …   Wiktionary

  • CRACOW —    (75), a city in Galicia, the old capital of Poland; where the old Polish kings were buried, and the cathedral of which contains the graves of the most illustrious of the heroes of the country and Thorwaldsen s statue of Christ; a large… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Cracow — n. city in southern Poland which was the capital of Poland from 1305 to 1595 (also Krakow) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cracow — cra·cow …   English syllables

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