from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • The capital of Poland, in the east-central part of the country on the Vistula River. Founded in the 1200s, it replaced Kraków as Poland's capital in 1596. Warsaw was ruled by Russia as an independent kingdom (1815–1915) and became capital of Poland again in 1918. Most of the city's Jewish residents were killed during the German occupation in World War II. Warsaw was rebuilt after 1945 and is today a major cultural, commercial, and industrial center.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A serranoid fish, Promicrops guasa or P. itaira. See cut under jewfish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The black grouper (Epinephelus nigritus) of the southern coasts of the United States.
  • noun The jewfish; -- called also guasa.

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  • proper noun The capital of Poland.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the capital and largest city of Poland; located in central Poland


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