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Reval

[rey-vahl] /ˈreɪ vɑl/
noun
1.
former German name of Tallinn.
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  • Reval, also besieged, turned to the King of Denmark for aid against its foes.

    The Hansa Towns Helen Zimmern
  • Within a few months Duenamuende, Pernau and Reval also surrendered.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • Things came to such a pass that, in the spring of 1726, an English squadron was sent to the Baltic and cast anchor before Reval.

  • Gustavus was not allowed to see his mother until the year of 1596, when the two had a touching meeting at Reval.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • I have been in the river half the night, listening at the open stern window of a Reval pink to every word they said.

    Barlasch of the Guard H. S. Merriman
  • Of those actually in the Baltic and fit to go to sea, twelve were at Reval shut in by the ice, and the others were at Kronstadt.

  • Madame Mara passed her declining years teaching singing near her native place, and died at Reval, in 1833.

    For Every Music Lover Aubertine Woodward Moore
  • He dined there and supped with her half-way between Roguervick and Reval.

    Memoirs of the Empress Catherine II. Catherine II, Empress of Russia
  • King Valdemar built the castle he had begun before he sailed home, and called it Reval, after one of the neighboring tribes.

  • In the month of June the Empress set out for Reval, and we accompanied her.

    Memoirs of the Empress Catherine II. Catherine II, Empress of Russia
British Dictionary definitions for Reval

Reval

/ˈreːval/
noun
1.
the German name for Tallinn
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