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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD KURSK

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PRONUNCIATION OF KURSK

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KURSK

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Kursk is a noun.
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WHAT DOES KURSK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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Kursk is a city and the administrative center of Kursk Oblast, Russia, located at the confluence of the Kur, Tuskar, and Seym Rivers. The area around Kursk was the site of a turning point in the Soviet–German struggle during World War II and the site of the largest tank battle in history. Population: 415,159; 412,442; 424,239.

Definition of Kursk in the English dictionary

The definition of Kursk in the dictionary is a city in W Russia: industrial centre of an agricultural region: scene of a major Soviet victory. Pop: 410 000.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KURSK

Kurdestan
Kurdish
Kurdistan
Kure
kurfuffle
Kurgan
kuri
Kuril Islands
Kurile Islands
Kurland
Kurosawa
Kuroshio
kurrajong
kursaal
kurta
kurtosis
kuru
kurvey
kurveyor
Kurzeme

WORDS THAT END LIKE KURSK

Angarsk
Kommunarsk
Kramatorsk
Krasnoyarsk
Magnitogorsk
Novosibirsk
Nynorsk
Orsk
Simbirsk
torsk
Ust-Kamenogorsk

Synonyms and antonyms of Kursk in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Kursk» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KURSK

Find out the translation of Kursk to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Kursk from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Kursk» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

库尔斯克
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Kursk
570 millions of speakers

English

Kursk
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कुर्स्क
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

كورسك
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Курск
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Kursk
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Kursk
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Koursk
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kursk
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kursk
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

クルスク
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

쿠르스크
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kursk
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Kursk
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குர்ஸ்க்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कुर्स्क
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kursk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Kursk
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Kursk
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Курськ
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Kursk
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Kursk
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Koersk
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Kursk
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Kursk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Kursk

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KURSK»

The term «Kursk» is quite widely used and occupies the 47.832 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KURSK» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Kursk

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KURSK»

Discover the use of Kursk in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Kursk and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Kursk: The German View
The battle of Kursk, fought in the summer of 1943, involved six thousand German and Soviet armored vehicles, making it the biggest tank battle of all time and possibly the largest battle of any kind.
Steven H. Newton, 2009
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Kursk: Russia's Lost Pride
Chronicles the August 12, 2000 sinking of the Russian submarine, Kursk, detailing the last hours on board for the 118 crew members, Russia's failure to respond, and reactions from family and friends of the crew.
Peter Truscott, 2003
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Kursk: Hitler's Gamble, 1943
This book gives an accurate account of the Soviet victory at Kursk, the signal for the transfer of the initiative to the Soviets in World War II.
Walter Scott Dunn, 1997
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Armor and Blood: The Battle of Kursk: The Turning Point of ...
But it is the author’s exploration of the human dimension of armored combat that truly distinguishes this book.
Dennis E. Showalter, 2013
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Kursk
Inspired by the Russian submarine disaster of August 2000.
Bryony Lavery, 2009
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Kursk 1943: The Greatest Tank Battle Ever Fought
This book begins with a study of the background of the Kursk salient and a description of events on the eastern front before the opening of the offensive.
Kathryn Barbier, 2002
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The Battle for Kursk, 1943: The Soviet General Staff Study
This volume contains an unprecedented level of detail about the Red Army's preparation for and conduct of the famous Battle of Kursk.
David M. Glantz, Harold Steven Orenstein, 1999
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Kursk: the vital 24 hours
With first-hand accounts from both sides, vivid photographs and specially commissioned maps of the combat zones, this highly illustrated book is a comprehensive examination of the decisive failure of the German's last large-scale offensive ...
Will Fowler, 2005
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The Battle of Kursk
Prokhorovka here is not a well-organized set piece but a confused series of engagements and hasty attacks, with each side committing its forces piecemeal.
David M. Glantz, Jonathan Mallory House, 2004
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A Time to Die: The Untold Story of the Kursk Tragedy
Here are the stories of families desperate for answers, Russian officials, international rescue teams, and U.S. submarine crews monitoring the Kursk’s movements.
Robert Moore, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KURSK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Kursk is used in the context of the following news items.
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One year on, MH17 evidence against separatists appears …
... soldiers' social media accounts that they argued linked the launcher seen in Snizhne to Russia's 53rd air defence brigade based in Kursk. «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
2
Kattakatha, Napoleon, Hitler and MR
Hitler's most decisive defeat that signaled the end was also in Russia (Stalingrad and Kursk).They were not however defeated by their own ... «Asian Tribune, Jul 15»
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Still no justice for MH17 victims after one year - 9news.com.au
... that it was a Russian brigade from Kursk that brought down the plane, but determining who gave the order will prove much more difficult. «9news.com.au, Jul 15»
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When Israel — and the US, and the Soviets — nearly blew up the …
In the north, a few dozen reservists in aging British-built Centurion tanks were engaged in the biggest armored battle since the Battle of Kursk in ... «MarketWatch, Jul 15»
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Georgia accuses Russia of violating sovereignty with border fences
Russia blocks Srebrenica genocide resolution; Pipelines at a gas compressor station in Sudzha in Russia's Kursk region. Trilateral talks in ... «Irish Times, Jul 15»
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WARS AND RUMORS OF WARS
... at Stalingrad, and then went on to win the biggest tank battle in all history at Kursk and then proceeded onward with the conquest of Poland, ... «WND.com, Jul 15»
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Wednesday, July 22
2001 - Divers begin preparations for raising the sunken Russian nuclear submarine Kursk, which sank in August 2000 during a training ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
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India scouts for new deep sea rescue ship, in talks with Russia for …
"It is no secret that in the Kursk incident, the conning tower had got twister and there was no chance to mate the rescue vessel with the tilted ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
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On this day: JFK secures nomination for president
1943: History's greatest tank battle ended with Russia's defeat of Germany at Kursk where 6,000 tanks took part; 2,900 were lost by Germany. «Scotsman, Jul 15»
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Gas web sought to cut Russia's EU grip
Pipelines are seen at a gas compressor station in Sudzha in Russia's Kursk region, January 11, 2009, in this photo. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich. «The Daily Star, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Kursk [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/kursk>. Feb 2024 ».
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