Definitions

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  • noun a city in central Lithuania

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Examples

  • When the first trainloads of Jews were murdered in Kovno and Riga, rumors came back to Germany and some people were upset.

    An Insidious Evil

  • When the first trainloads of Jews were murdered in Kovno and Riga, rumors came back to Germany and some people were upset.

    An Insidious Evil

  • In his offensive, which began on June 24, 1812, the Grande Armée crossed the Niemen River moving toward Kovno (now Kaunus in Lithuania), then began to veer further inland, following a path that led from Kovno to Vilna (Vilnius), then to Smolensk, and finally to Moscow.

    Deathride

  • Kovno in 1827, and Hannah learned her trade by observing her mother at work.

    Jewish Midwives—Hannah Sandusky

  • In his offensive, which began on June 24, 1812, the Grande Armée crossed the Niemen River moving toward Kovno (now Kaunus in Lithuania), then began to veer further inland, following a path that led from Kovno to Vilna (Vilnius), then to Smolensk, and finally to Moscow.

    Deathride

  • Kovno in 1827, and Hannah learned her trade by observing her mother at work.

    Jewish Midwives - Hannah Sandusky

  • "Except for two of my mother's cousins, an aunt, and the child of a cousin in Kovno, none survived the Holocaust."

    Author Esther Hautzig Dies at 79

  • Biographical Information: Labor organizer, union official, and socialist Pauline Newman was born in Kovno, Lithuania.

    Personal Information for Pauline Newman

  • Biographical Information: Labor organizer, union official, and socialist Pauline Newman was born in Kovno, Lithuania.

    Personal Information for Pauline Newman

  • What follows is based primarily on the ghettos in Warsaw under the Generalgouvernement in Warthegau (an area that was annexed to the Reich), Lodz and Kovno, which was occupied only in 1941.

    Family During the Holocaust.

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