Prag

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Prag the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic in the western part of the country; a cultural and commercial center since the 14th century
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Usage

In literature:

For an attempted apology for him, see Gunther, Peter and Philipp Apian, Prag, 1822, p. 62.
"History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom" by Andrew Dickson White
He kept mainly at Prag, ready for receipt of cash, and holding well out of harm's way.
"History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol, II. (of XXI.) Frederick The Great--Of Brandenburg And The Hohenzollerns--928-1417" by Thomas Carlyle
Hope your Majesty likes Prag?
"History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. IX. (of XXI.) Frederick The Great--Last Stage of Friedrich's Apprenticeship: Life in Ruppin--1732-1736" by Thomas Carlyle
To Prag may be about 200 miles.
"History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XIII. (of XXI.) Frederick The Great--First Silesian War, Leaving the General European One Ablaze All Round, Gets Ended--May, 1741-July, 1742." by Thomas Carlyle
Then go you and take the command at Prag; send Broglio to command the Bavarian Army.
"History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XIV. (of XXI.) Frederick The Great--The Surrounding European War Does Not End--August, 1742-July, 1744" by Thomas Carlyle
Friedrich is naturally in haste to get hold of Prag.
"History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XV. (of XXI.) Frederick The Great--Second Silesian War, Important Episode In The General European One--15th Aug. 1744-25th Dec. 1745" by Thomas Carlyle
Browne and Konigseck have to retire on Prag at their swiftest; looking to more important results than Magazines.
"History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XVIII. (of XXI.) Frederick The Great--Seven-Years War Rises to a Height.--1757-1759." by Thomas Carlyle
This view is an agreement with the theory recently put forward by Suess in his "Antlitz der Erde" (Prag and Leipzig, 1885).
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
Do you want anything, Prag?
"Dr. Jonathan (A Play)" by Winston Churchill
Mozart auf der Reise nach Prag.
"The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2" by Rupert Hughes
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In poetry:

Ou Amsterdam, ou Amsterdam,
Met al jou pronk, met al jou prag,
Met al jou smeerge strate ook,
Jy het nog oor my siel gesag!
"In Amsterdam" by Christian Frederik Louis Leipoldt
Subadar Prag Tewarri,
Bidding them load with ball,
Halted a dozen rifles
Under the village wall;
Sent out a flanking-party
With Jemadar Hira Lal.
"The Grave of the Hundred Heads" by Rudyard Kipling
Subadar Prag Tewarri,
Jemadar Hira Lal,
Took command of the party,
Twenty rifles in all,
Marched them down to the river
As the day was beginning to fall.
"The Grave of the Hundred Heads" by Rudyard Kipling
Subadar Prag Tewarri
Put the head of the Boh
On the top of the mound of triumph,
The head of his son below,
With the sword and the peacock-banner
That the world might behold and know.
"The Grave of the Hundred Heads" by Rudyard Kipling
There's a widow in sleepy Chester
Who weeps for her only son;
There's a grave on the Pabeng River,
A grave that the Burmans shun,
And there's Subadar Prag Tewarri
Who tells how the work was done.
"The Grave of the Hundred Heads" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

Christie's says "Prag 1883" is estimated to sell "in the region of $15 million" on Nov 14.
This undated photo provided by Christie's shows Prag 1883 by German abstract artist Gerhard Richter that is going on the auction block in New York City.
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In science:

S C Shih, G Prag, S A Francis, M A Sutanto, J H Hurley, and L Hicke. A ubiquitinbinding motif required for intramolecular monoubiquitylation, the CUE domain.
CSA: Comprehensive comparison of pairwise protein structure alignments
An adversary A is a mapping assigning to each graph G = (V , E) a probability measure PrAG on the edges E of G .
The Price of Anarchy for Network Formation in an Adversary Model
Given a strategy profile S where G(S) is connected, we define the individual cost of a player v by relG(S) (e, v) PrAG(S) ({ e}) .
The Price of Anarchy for Network Formation in an Adversary Model
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