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

  • A city of central Hungary east-southeast of Budapest. It is an industrial and commercial center. Population: 76,300.


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  • We were in a ghetto at the outskirts of Karcag for a couple of weeks and then were transferred to a terribly crowded ghetto in Szolnok, which is a larger city in the same district.

    Avram Hershko - Autobiography

  • After this artistic training, Blau traveled in Italy, the Netherlands and France, spending the summers of 1873 and 1874 in the Hungarian artist colony at Szolnok.

    Tina Blau.

  • My Wing has moved back once again and we are now at Farmos, W. of Szolnok, on the railway line from Szolnok to Budapest.

    Stuka Pilot

  • Our airfield is frequently visited by four-engined American bombers which have hitherto concentrated their attentions on the railway bridge at Szolnok.

    Stuka Pilot

  • It is chiefly active at first in the area between Szeged and Szolnok, later also further north.

    Stuka Pilot

  • A minor offensive of our own is being successfully conducted in the area Szolnok-Mezotuer-Kisujzalas-Turkewe with the object of upsetting these preparations.

    Stuka Pilot

  • Looking abroad from the table-land of Esced, over the Hungarian plain that stretches from the foot of Mount Matra to Szolnok, and finally merges into the horizon where the silver thread of the

    Stories by Foreign Authors: German — Volume 1

  • The character of the occupants of Szolnok was not a popular topic for conversation in Dukla Valley.

    The Secret Witness

  • And when the old woman, who bore the name of Ena, related that the Herr Hauptmann had himself driven the automobile which brought the doctor in the dead of night to Szolnok, the wonder grew.

    The Secret Witness

  • In the week that followed she walked out with him across the causeway into the mountain road, visiting Szolnok farm and climbing the hills adjacent to the castle, but she saw no one except the German farmers, and it seemed indeed as though the gorge was taboo to all human beings.

    The Secret Witness


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