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, Rus. Vilna, Pol. Wilno, city (1993 pop. 590,100), capital of Lithuania, on the Neris River. It is a rail and highway junction, a commercial and industrial city, and a center of education and the arts.
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(7.) For Wilno, see Arad, I Una haYehudit beMa'avak uveChilayon; for Grodno, see FataFKnaani, Zeb lo olab grodna.
Wilno (current Vilnius, Capital of Lithuania) was a debated ground between Poland and Lithuania back then, moreover the city was a philosophical capital of Belarus nationalism.
While funding was still not assured, the enthusiasm of colleagues in Wilno (led by Weinreich) and elsewhere saved the day.
Malkes was born in 1930 in Wilno (or Vilnus or Vilnius) in Lithuania.
AlvariAaAaAeA~ PDEA regional director, said Wilno C.
Growing up in Wilno (Vilnius), Lithuania (also Poland, due to shifting borders), Milosz witnessed the tragedy of wars, revolution, and fifty years of occupation.
Kith, kin, and neighbors; communities and confessions in seventeenth-century Wilno.
In a prefatory note, Sukys points to the linguistic currents of the area: "Most cities and villages in Lithuania have at least two names: a Lithuanian one, a Yiddish one, and often a Russian or Polish one." Thus, the current Lithuanian capital is called Vilna by Jews, Vilnius by the Lithuanians, and Wilno by the Poles.
The poem "Nigdy od ciebie, miasto" ("Never from you, O City") outlines the important cities in the lives of Polish poets: Warsaw, Krakow, Lwow, and Wilno written in Berkeley 1963, appearing in the collection Gucio zaczarowany (Gucio the Enchanted) (1965): "Never from you, o city, could I ever depart ...
While Poland in the Wilno case referred to the mainly Polish-speaking population, Lithuania referred to Vilnius as the ancient capital of the Lithuanian State.
Tusk's Sudbury stop occurred during a three-day visit to Cana-da during which time he visited Wilno, the first Polish settlement in Canada, and Ottawa to meet with Prime Minister Stephen Harper to discuss new tax and energy policies.