see KovelKovel
, Pol. Kowel, city (1989 pop. 67,000), NW Ukraine, on the Tura River. A rail junction and agriculture center, it has food and peat processing plants, railroad shops, and sewing, flax, and woodworking industries. First mentioned in the 14th cent.
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, Ukraine.
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Adam first saw life as Adam Vogiel (2) at Kovel (Pol: Kowel) (3) in the newly reconstituted free Republic of Poland, on 17 June 1921, (4) fittingly enough, the birth year of Conrad's Notes on Life and Letters, containing (ironically) "A Happy Wanderer," "The Life Beyond," and "The Ascending Effort," all titles that could be the touchstone tropes of Adam's own life as an Ashkenazic Quixote.
Results of Green, Green Grass of Home race (full course): 1 K Rowlands (Clwydian, M50) 51.45, 2 D Davies (Prestatyn) 51.50, 3 H Lewis (Buckley) 51.56, 4 J Kowel (ua) 51.57, 5 A Humphreys (Denbigh, M40) 51.57, 6 D Stephens (ua) 51.59.