Definitions

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  • proper n. A village, located in what was historically East Prussia and is now the Kaliningrad Oblast of Russia.

Etymologies

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From German.

Examples

  • Then Ursula, who had a beautiful strong voice, began to sing to herself, softly: 'Annchen von Tharau.'

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  • Countless relations obtain there which nobody experiences as obtaining, -- as, in the eternal universe of musical relations, for example, the notes of Aennchen von Tharau were a lovely melody long ere mortal ears ever heard them.

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  • A little love-song of his, written when courting the daughter of a neigbbouring clergyman, has become one of the best known of the German popular songs, and is familiar to English readers in Mr. Longfellow's version of "Annie of Tharau."

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  • Orlov, who lives alone, got in his car and told Tharau he was headed across town to stay with his sister, his only living relative.

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  • "It had been smoldering for a while" before the fire broke out, Tharau said.

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