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Tatra Mountains

Definitions

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

  • A range of the Carpathian Mountains in east-central Europe along the Slovak-Polish border. The Tatras are a popular resort area.

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Examples

  • Just back from the Alpine highlands of Poland's famed year-round resort of Zakopane on the western slopes of the Tatra Mountains.

    Laurence Vittes: The Musical Beauty of Zakopane

  • The text of the second movement is a prayer written during World War II on the wall of a Nazi prison in the Tatra Mountains of Poland, near Mr. Gorecki's childhood home.

    Henryk Gorecki, Polish composer of surprise hit 'Symphony of Sorrowful Songs,' dies at 76

  • In 1927 Szczuka met a tragic death during an excursion in the Tatra Mountains.

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  • To sleep on a train is to be teased endlessly, lulled insensible by the rhythmic mantra of wheels and rail joints, then, just as the dream is getting nicely into its stride, jolted awake by a sudden lurch to the left and the banging of bogeys directly beneath as we sway wildly round sharp bends or squeeze through tunnels, climbing steadily into the Tatra Mountains.

    Wildwood

  • Slovakialandlocked; most of the country is rugged and mountainous; the Tatra Mountains in the north are interspersed with many scenic lakes and valleys

    Geography-note

  • Geography—note: landlocked; most of the country is rugged and mountainous; the Tatra Mountains in the north are interspersed with many scenic lakes and valleys

    Slovakia

  • The story, set in the Tatra Mountains of southern Poland, involves a girl who is to be married to a wealthy man but is carried off -- happily -- by a highland robber, or harnas.

    The Only Thing That Flows Is the Fountain

  • German-speaking, in what is now Slovakia, in the Tatra Mountains.

    The Great Hill Stations of Asia

  • With Professor Tomczyk dead, he had no older man with whom he could discuss his dilemma, but he did seek out a prisoner whose intransigence he admired, a forester from the Tatra Mountains.

    Poland

  • Republic, is spending the day in the High Tatra Mountains together with his entourage.

    TALKS IN HIGH TATRAS

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