Definitions for daugavpilsˈdaʊ gɑfˌpils

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Daugavpils(noun)

    a city of southeastern Latvia


  1. Daugavpils(ProperNoun)

    A city in Latvia on the Western Dvina (Daugava) river.

  2. Origin: From Daugavpils, from Daugava + pils


  1. Daugavpils

    Daugavpils is a city in southeastern Latvia, located on the banks of the Daugava River, from which the city gets its name. Daugavpils literally means "Daugava Castle". With a population of over 100,000, it is the second largest city in the country after the capital Riga, which is located some 230 km to its north-west. Daugavpils has a favorable geographical position as it borders Belarus and Lithuania. It is located some 120 km from the Latvian border with Russia. Daugavpils is a major railway junction and industrial centre. The city is surrounded by many lakes and nature parks.

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