Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of northwest Czech Republic west of Prague. Chartered in the 14th century, it has medicinal sulfur springs and has long been popular as a spa. Population: 50,700.

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Examples

  • Kaderova said that one of the aims of the visit to Karlovy Vary is to get more acquainted with the problems of the glass-making industry in western Bohemia.

    Prague Monitor

  • Litomyšl certainly has as much to offer the visitor as famous destinations such as Karlovy Vary and Český Krumlov do.

    Prague Monitor

  • Naomi Gryn and Hugo Gryn in Karlovy Vary, 1989, on location filming Chasing Shadows (released 1990).

    Filmmakers, Independent European.

  • Meanwhile, I am enjoying a nice break in Karlovy Vary, staying in the same hotel where Casino Royale was filmed.

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  • Since the Velvet Revolution more than a decade ago, Karlovy Vary has been transformed from a run-down spa town to a playground for the rich, the famous -- and the arthritic.

    Movies And Massage

  • I met Roger Ebert on the visit to Karlovy Vary he describes.

    Archive 2006-01-08

  • Roger Ebert says, "My wife and I were in Karlovy Vary four years ago for the film festival, and, like Queen Latifah's character, we did a double-take when we discovered that the correct pronunciation of the hotel rhymes with 'poop.'"

    Archive 2006-01-08

  • The film is supposed to be set in Slovakia, but the film locations planned are Prague, Karlovy Vary and Cesky Budejovice and Cesky Krumlov in Czech and possibly Rome in Italy.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • In the film, I noted the most picturesque spots in the beautiful historic Bohemian towns of Cesky Krumlov and Karlovy Vary were depicted as Montenegro.

    Casino Royale - Cultural Observations

  • There are beautiful places to see outside of Prague Telc, Cesky Krumlov, Karlovy Vary.

    When In Czech

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