a city in E Romania.
What a road that is from here, across the mountains of bacau, to the frontier!
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Although of modern growth, bacau is one of the chief commercial centres in Moldavia, possessing many large timber yards.
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a city in E Romania on the River Bistrila: oil refining, textiles, paper. Pop: 128 000 (2005 est)
a berry. Historical Examples You shall have a clay pipe if you’ll run and get me half a krone’s worth of chewing ‘bacca. Pelle the Conqueror, Complete Martin Anderson Nexo Where is the ‘bacca I ordered ye to bring from Squirrel Island? The Launch Boys’ Cruise in the Deerfoot Edward S. Ellis He then, in […]
bachelor’s degree. a religious service held at an educational institution, usually on the Sunday before commencement day. baccalaureate sermon. Historical Examples A dozen had taken the baccalaureate, and were proudly repeating the pirouettes and spread-eagles of that degree. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 09, No. 51, January, 1862 Various The president preached the baccalaureate sermon from […]
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a farewell sermon addressed to a graduating class in some U.S. colleges and schools. Historical Examples The baccalaureate sermon, delivered by Professor Francis, was very appropriate and touching. The American Missionary, Volume XLII. No. 7. July 1888 Various The president preached the baccalaureate sermon from Gen. 5:24. The American Missionary – Volume 52, No. 2, […]
a gambling game at cards played by a banker and two or more punters who bet against the banker. noun a card game in which two or more punters gamble against the banker n. card game, 1848, from French baccara (19c.), of unknown origin. Baccarat is the name of a town in France that was […]