Kraków

geographical name
Kra·​ków | \ ˈkrä-ˌkau̇ How to pronounce Kraków (audio) , ˈkra-, ˈkrā-, -(ˌ)kō, Polish ˈkrä-ˌküf\
variants: or Cracow or German Krakau \ ˈkrä-​ˌkau̇ How to pronounce Krakau (audio) \

Definition of Kraków

city on the Vistula River in southern Poland population 758,000

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