Kovno

Kovno
noun
a city in central Lithuania
Syn: ↑Kaunas, ↑Kovna
Instance Hypernyms: ↑city, ↑metropolis, ↑urban center
Part Holonyms: ↑Lithuania, ↑Republic of Lithuania, ↑Lietuva

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\\ˈkȯv(ˌ)nō, -_nə\ adjective
Usage: usually capitalized
Etymology: from Kovno (Kaunas), Lithuania

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/kawv"neuh/, n.
Russian name of Kaunas.

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  • Kovno — geographical name see Kaunas …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Kovno — /kawv neuh/, n. Russian name of Kaunas. * * * …   Universalium

  • Kovno — russo Kaunas lituano …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • kovno — kov·no …   English syllables

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