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Brest Litovsk

[brest li-tawfsk; Russian bryest lyi-tawfsk] /ˈbrɛst lɪˈtɔfsk; Russian ˈbryɛst lyɪˈtɔfsk/
noun
1.
former name (until 1921) of Brest.
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  • At brest-litovsk rumours had already spread that Roumania did not intend to continue the war.

    In the World War Count Ottokar Czernin
  • It was at brest-litovsk that he displayed the audacity which is genius.

  • It lay in the power of the Allied countries to make the brest-litovsk negotiations the forerunner of a general peace.

  • Renunciation of the treaties of brest-litovsk and Bucharest.

    America's War for Humanity Thomas Herbert Russell
  • The next session of the peace conference was held at brest-litovsk, on January 10, 1918.

  • The negotiations to be concluded at brest-litovsk and not at Stockholm.

    In the World War Count Ottokar Czernin
  • The Peace of brest-litovsk had placed him, as it did so many of his compatriots, in a very awkward position.

    An Autobiography Igor Stravinsky
  • Then throwing aside all her agreements, she forced them to sign the disgraceful treaty of peace at brest-litovsk.

    Lest We Forget John Gilbert Thompson
  • The brest-litovsk Treaty provoked no outburst of popular wrath.

    The Russian Turmoil Anton Ivanovich Denikin
  • The power of Czardom was enforced ignorance, and this made possible the infamous treaty of brest-litovsk.

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