from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of southeast Latvia southeast of Riga. Founded in the 13th century, it was held by Lithuania and Poland before being ceded to Russia in 1771. The city later passed to independent Latvia (1918-1940) and the USSR (1940-1991). Population: 108,000.
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- proper n. A city in Latvia on the Western Dvina (Daugava) river.
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- n. a city of southeastern Latvia
From Latvian Daugavpils, from Latvian Daugava + pils ("castle") (Wiktionary)