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[dawr-paht] /ˈdɔr pɑt/
German name of Tartu. Unabridged
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  • For bad generalship in Lithuania, Adashef was imprisoned in the fortress of Dorpat, where he died shortly afterwards.

    The Story of Moscow Wirt Gerrare
  • In vain had the damsels of Berlin and Dorpat set their caps at him.

    Historic Oddities Sabine Baring-Gould
  • He removed with his parents to Dorpat in 1759, and soon began to compose sacred odes, in the manner of Klopstock.

  • I will leave her to the Dorpat museum, with directions to the curator to keep the dust off her.

    Historic Oddities Sabine Baring-Gould
  • Later on he studied theology under Hengstenberg, and became professor at Dorpat and later at Rostock.

    Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
  • With the siege of Dorpat we are not concerned, for Boris was not present.

    Boris the Bear-Hunter Fred Whishaw
  • In 1630, a supreme court for the Baltic provinces was established at Dorpat.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • Dorpat was captured and Narva fell after a bloody conflict, being bravely defended by Rudolph Horn.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • A theologian and statistician principally associated with Dorpat in Livonia, where he studied from 1845 to 1849.

    Immortal Memories Clement Shorter
  • Movement by clockwork was virtually a complete novelty when it was adopted by Fraunhofer in 1824 to the Dorpat refractor.

British Dictionary definitions for Dorpat


the German name for Tartu
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