Prague

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Prague 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:

Besides I want to inquire of him after a relation, who lives at Prague.
"Specimens of German Romance" by Carl Franz van der Velde
It may be hoped that they survive and will come to light, since his papers are now stored in the museum at Prague.
"The Woodlands Orchids" by Frederick Boyle
From time to time some doctrines which were said to be Wyclif's were condemned at Prague.
"Sketches of Church History" by James Craigie Robertson
In 1844, there occurred the Silesian weavers' riots, followed by the insurrection of the calico printers of Prague.
"Revolution and Counter-Revolution" by Karl Marx
The first time I went to Prague to sing, on alighting from the train I sniffed a strangely familiar odour.
"Confessions of an Opera Singer" by Kathleen Howard
I had ten about me outside Prague once, but the fellows there were fighting better than you, and in a worthier cause.
"The Laughing Cavalier" by Baroness Orczy
The comte de Chambord accompanied his grandfather into exile, and resided successively at Holyrood, Prague, and Gorz.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
The campaign of 1757 opened with Frederick's great victory of Prague, and Prince Charles was shut up with his army in that fortress.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 8" by Various
John and Mr. Anson ate breakfast not long after daylight, as they expected to take an early train for Prague.
"The Guns of Europe" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Jerome of Prague, burned to death, ii.
"View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Henry Hallam
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In poetry:

I have read, in some old, marvellous tale,
Some legend strange and vague,
That a midnight host of spectres pale
Beleaguered the walls of Prague.
"Voices Of The Night : The Beleaguered City" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The grass is everywhere in readiness;
And ancient Prague, in murk and smother
Still silent, soon will be awakening,
One street more crooked than the other.
"Spring" by Boris Pasternak
There was an Old Lady of Prague,
Whose language was horribly vague;
When they said, 'Are these caps?'
She answered, 'Perhaps!'
That oracular Lady of Prague.
"Limerick:There was an Old Lady of Prague" by Edward Lear
Julian.
I ought to know the way to treat a fever,
If it be one of twenty. Hers has come
Of low food, wasting, and anxiety.
I've seen enough of that in Prague and Smyrna!
"Within and Without: Part II: A Dramatic Poem" by George MacDonald
There was an Old Person of Prague,
Who was suddenly seized with the Plague;
But they gave his some butter,
Which caused him to mutter,
And cured that Old Person of Prague.
"Limerick: There was an Old Person of Prague" by Edward Lear
"Farther, where strings of rain hang from a little cloud,
Under the hills with an acacia grove
Is Prague. Above it, a marvelous castle
Shored against a slope in accordance with old rules.
"Father Explains" by Czeslaw Milosz

In news:

Lamb of God's singer Randy Blythe has been detained in Prague.
Randy Blythe , Lamb of God lead singer, held over death of fan in Prague.
Lamb of God's Randy Blythe facing possible manslaughter charge in Prague.
Prague to Budapest by bicycle.
Vertis Carl Webb, 77, of Prague, died Wednesday, Dec 5, 2012, in Oklahoma City.
Captain Zdeno Chara became the latest Boston Bruins player to take his talents overseas during the NHL lockout, signing with Prague of the KHL, his agent told ESPN.com on Tuesday.
Zdeno Chara to play for Prague.
Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova reacts during a Fed Cup final tennis match against Serbia's Jelena Jankovic in Prague, Czech Republic, Saturday, Nov 3, 2012.
History's Witness: Prague, Communism , And The Socialist Ideal.
If you need yet another reminder, visit Prague.
Is the legend of svelte Prague beauties merely a beer-and-testosterone-fueled foreign male fantasy.
Courting a Crowning Moment in Prague.
Prague gets hot and crowded in summer, but fall and spring are ideal times to visit.
Members of the 6th General Assembly of International Astronomic Union vote on a resolution for planet definition in Prague.
Ed Nunn Posing Finals Posing Routine at the 2012 Prague Pro.
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In science:

Space astrometry In 1967 I heard the presentation in Prague by Lacroute (1967) about space astrometry.
Astrometry during the past 2000 years
Vladim´ır Karas, DrSc., Astronomical Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague Abstract: Cosmic black holes can act as agents of particle acceleration.
Transition from regular to chaotic motion in black hole magnetospheres
External Calibration System — QMB6 For the second option of the SiPM calibration considered for the engineering prototype, a dedicated LED calibration board was developed at Institute of Physics in Prague.
Calibration System with Optical Fibers for Calorimeters at Future Linear Collider Experiments
ACKNOW LEDGM ENT The author gratefully thanks to his colleagues from the Institute of Physics in Prague: Jaroslav Cvach, Milan Janata, Jiri Kvasnicka, Denis Lednicky, Ivo Polak, Jan Smolik for very valuable contributions to the results presented in this paper.
Calibration System with Optical Fibers for Calorimeters at Future Linear Collider Experiments
Already before arriving at Zurich Einstein knew he needed a theory of invariants and covariants associated with the differential line element.15 Kollros wrote, "Even in Prague he had foreseen that his generalized theory of relativity demanded much more than the mathematics of the elegant special relativity.
Genesis of general relativity - Discovery of general relativity
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