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Kurland

[koo r-luh nd] /ˈkʊər lənd/
noun
1.

Courland

or Kurland

[koo r-luh nd] /ˈkʊər lənd/
noun
1.
a former duchy on the Baltic: later, a province of Russia and, in 1918, incorporated into Latvia.
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  • Time and again we read in the newspapers of the friendly reception of the German armies by the German population of Kurland.

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  • He finally got about 13,000 to settle in Kurland and 7000 in Livland.

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British Dictionary definitions for Kurland

Kurland

/ˈkʊələnd/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of Courland

Courland

/ˈkʊələnd/
noun
1.
a region of Latvia, between the Gulf of Riga and the Lithuanian border Latvian name Kurzeme
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