Lettish sentence example

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  • In the Baltic provinces (Esthonia, Livonia and Courland) the prevailing population is Esthonian, Kuronian or Lettish, the Germans being respectively only 3.8, 7.6 and 8.2% of the population.
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  • In 1916-7 there were 735,000 Lettish refugees in Russia, and 250,000 men aged 20-40 are supposed to have perished between 1914-20.
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  • Lectures are delivered in Lettish, Russian and German, and nearly all the staff is Latvian.
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  • In 1916-7 there were 735,000 Lettish refugees in Russia.
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  • Lettish man-power suffered more particularly.
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  • Soviet Russia found many soldiers among the Lettish refugees, and retained the Lettish rifle division which had fought during the war.
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  • The Russian Government permitted the formation on July 13 1915 of a Lettish rifle division 50,000 men strong.
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  • The German occupation did not prevent the Lettish National Council, on June 26-29 1918, from claiming the reunion of all Lettish territories in accordance with the protest addressed to the German Chancellor on April 4.
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  • Lettish units were shelled on Dec. 30 from a British mine-layer in the harbour of the new capital - Riga.
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  • The murder of three men of the Baltic Landeswehr led to the coup of April 16 1919, by the proclamation of the Government of a Lettish clergyman, Needra.
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  • The Baltic Landeswehr, unsupported by the other units, were engaged with Esthonian and Lettish forces near Wenden, and were defeated.
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  • The Esthonians were hailed as liberators of Riga by the Lettish Assembly.
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  • Alexander, became a unit of the Lettish army (Olai agreement on July 15 1919) to be formed by Gen.
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  • The Lettish Government decided to stop the advance on Dvinsk and Rezhitsa at any cost, as a danger to Latvia's independence, and succeeded in obtaining British and Esthonian support.
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  • Ballod's Lettish troops played a minor part on this front.
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  • In the Memel area 565,000 persons are under temporary French occupation; in the Polangen district 3,000 under Lettish governance.
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  • In the disputed Illuxt area 53,000 persons are also under Lettish rule.
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  • The New English Dictionary connects it with a Teutonic stem meaning "holy"; from which is derived the Lithuanian szwentas, and Lettish swats.
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  • Their native language, of Finnish origin, is rapidly disappearing, their present language being a Lettish patois.
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  • Anciently Courland was inhabited by the Cours or Kurs, a Lettish tribe, who were subdued and converted to Christianity by the Brethren of the Sword, a German military order, in the first quarter of the 13th century.
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  • History of Latvian Independence.-With the outbreak of the World War in 1914 a prospect of some kind of national existence opened out to the Lettish intelligentsia, whose antipathy to Germany did not imply a readiness to die for Russia.
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