Definitions for kaunasˈkaʊ nɑs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Kau•nasˈkaʊ nɑs(n.)

  1. a city in S central Lithuania. 423,000.

    Category: Geography (places)

    Ref: Russian, Kovno.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kaunas, Kovna, Kovno(noun)

    a city in central Lithuania

Wiktionary

  1. Kaunas(ProperNoun)

    The second largest city of Lithuania.

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  1. Kaunas

    Kaunas is the second-largest city in Lithuania and has historically been a leading centre of Lithuanian economic, academic, and cultural life. Kaunas was the biggest city and the centre of a powiat in Trakai Voivodeship of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania since 1413. During Russian Empire occupation it was the capital of the Kovno Governorate from 1843 to 1915. It became the only temporary capital city in Europe during the Interwar period. Now it is the capital of Kaunas County, the seat of the Kaunas city municipality and the Kaunas district municipality. It is also the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kaunas. Kaunas is located at the confluence of the two largest Lithuanian rivers, the Nemunas and the Neris, and near the Kaunas Reservoir, the largest body of water entirely in Lithuania.

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