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

  • A city of northwest Hungary near the Slovakian border. On the site of a Roman military outpost evacuated in the fourth century A.D., it was later a Magyar stronghold (ninth century) and a royal free town (after 1743). Population: 128,000.


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  • Zelimkhan was a young Chechen man who was subjected to torture and enforced disappearance by Russian law enforcement official Sergei Lapin. (U.S.) - beyond your own borders

  • Among the leaders of Bart and the VDP was the poet and children’s magazine editor Zelimkhan Yandarbiev, a tall man with a bushy black beard, author of such collections as Plant Saplings, People (1981) and Signs of the Zodiac (1983).

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