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see BratislavaBratislava
, Ger. Pressburg, Hung. Pozsony, city (1991 pop. 442,197), SW Slovakia, on the Danube River and near the Austrian and Hungarian borders. It is the capital and largest city of Slovakia.
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A cannonball embedded in its tower is a remnant of an 1809 attack on Bratislava by Napoleon Bonaparte, who blasted the city (then known as Pressburg) with cannon fire for several days.
Pressburg is a combat veteran who was honorably discharged from the military last year after 26 years of service.
400 BC, which was later called Preslavva (Preslavvaspurch or Pressburg in German), perhaps after the legendary third son of Svatopluk Preslav.
(12.) Bratislava, known in this context as Pressburg, became the
Its initiator was professor Andras (in his Slovakian writings: Ondrej) Meszaros, the former head of the Department of Hungarian Studies at the Comenius University in Pozsony/Bratislava/ Pressburg (5).
Central European crossroads; social democracy and national revolution in Bratislava (Pressburg), 1867-1921.
Fransa ve Avusturya arasinda imzalanan Pressburg Andlasmasi (26 Aralik 1805) ile Ucuncu Koalisyon cokmus bulunuyordu.
A horse trader recommends a racehorse to his client: "'If you take this horse and get on it at four in the morning you'll be at Pressburg by half-past six.'--'What should I be doing in Pressburg at half-past six in the morning?'" (36) By interrupting a dialogue headed elsewhere, like a dramatic turn of events, the witty remark is a decision: It truncates, cuts away.
Hughmark and Pressburg (1961) have indicated that the acceleration component, [DELTA][P.sub.atp], is negligible as compared to the total pressure drop in a tube of uniform cross section.
He preferred to humiliate the Austrians with the Treaty of Pressburg, which took Venice and the Tyrol away from them and stripped them of influence in southwestern Germany, not to mention compensations.