Definitions

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  • proper noun A city on the Styr river in north-western Ukraine, administrative centre of Volyn province (oblast).

Etymologies

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From Ukrainian Луцьк (Luc’k).

Examples

  • The situation is the city of Lutsk - an Ukrainian city.

    Boing Boing: December 12, 2004 - December 18, 2004 Archives

  • On May 13 there was a ceremony in Lutsk, in Ukraine at which the Chairmen of the Polish, Lithuanian and Ukrainian parliaments, signed the founding declaration of an Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of the three countries.

    Those battle groups again

  • That is why I was so effervescent to go to Lutsk and translate for Jonathan Safran Foer.

    Excerpt: Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer

  • In the south the Austrians took Lutsk (Aug. 31) and Dubno (Sept. 8).

    1915

  • The Russians took Lutsk (June 8) and Czernowitz (June 18).

    The Eastern Front, 1916-1917

  • Originally this army was stationed around Lutsk to the south of the Pripet Marshes, but by early June Bagration was on his way northward to join Barclay, and had reached the general area of Volkovisk.

    THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON

  • Even excluding Schwarzenberg and Reynier, operating around Lutsk far to the southwest of the rest of the army, the main French front extended for well over 500 miles.

    THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON

  • Thirdly, Napoleon conceived that the Russian right (Barclay) might slowly give ground before the Grande Armée whilst their left (Bagration) launched a counteroffensive from Lutsk toward Warsaw.

    THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON

  • Even excluding Schwarzenberg and Reynier, operating around Lutsk far to the southwest of the rest of the army, the main French front extended for well over 500 miles.

    THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON

  • Thirdly, Napoleon conceived that the Russian right (Barclay) might slowly give ground before the Grande Armée whilst their left (Bagration) launched a counteroffensive from Lutsk toward Warsaw.

    THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON

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