Definitions

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  • proper noun A city in Latvia on the Western Dvina (Daugava) river.

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

  • noun a city of southeastern Latvia

Etymologies

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From Latvian Daugavpils, from Latvian Daugava + pils ("castle")

Examples

  • All I would have to do would be to decipher the Voynich manuscript, get myself to a pay phone with $100 in quarters, and start leaving messages for Kristaps at his apartment in Daugavpils.

    i know i am, but what are you?

  • All I would have to do would be to decipher the Voynich manuscript, get myself to a pay phone with $100 in quarters, and start leaving messages for Kristaps at his apartment in Daugavpils.

    i know i am, but what are you?

  • Sarah Malkhin, who was born in Dvinsk (now Daugavpils), Latvia, in 1885, became active in the Zionist youth movement Pirhei Zion at the beginning of the twentieth century, when the dream of the “Great Revolution,” both personal and social, gave rise to ideals of a new and better life for humanity as a whole and for Jews in particular.

    Sarah Malkhin.

  • By 1890 there were five million of them there, concentrated in middle-sized towns like Vitebsk and neighbouring Dvinsk (now Daugavpils) and constituting 40 percent of world Jewry.

    'Chagall'

  • Bölter received orders for his company and its sixteen Tigers to transfer by rail to Dünaburg (Daugavpils).

    Panzer Aces

  • Ports: coastal - Riga, Ventspils, Liepaja; inland - Daugavpils

    The 1994 CIA World Factbook

  • DAUGAVPILS - Reporters Without Borders has condemned the murder of Grigorijs òemcovs, who was the victim of an apparent contract killing on 16 April in Daugavpils.

    News from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The Baltic Times.

  • Latvia, Daugavpils last visit Jan 24 2010 0 friends

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  • Latvia, Daugavpils last visit Jan 24 2010 0 friends

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  • DAUGAVPILS - Reporters Without Borders has condemned the murder of Grigorijs òemcovs, who was the victim of an apparent contract killing on 16 April in Daugavpils.

    News from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The Baltic Times.

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