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General Crossword Questions for “uhlan”

  • Prussian soldier picked up by divisional hussar

Encyclopedia

  • During the period preceding the Partitions of Poland, Uhlan formations consisting of Poles or Polish Tartars were created in most surrounding In 1745 Saxony , engaged in a personal union with the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, created a Polish Uhlan regiment called "Saxon Volunteers". — “Uhlan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • [edit] Halani and Uhlan origin. The Halani are nothing less but the [edit] Etymology of the name: "uhlan" I'm not an expert and can't cite any proper. — “Talk:Uhlan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Uhlan is the name for a type of Polish soldier of light cavalry, armed with lance (a kind of spear). The respect for such Polish troops caused that in the beginning of the 19th century great part of European armies created similar military units. — “Uhlan - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, simple.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • In the middle of the reading, the Uhlan interrupted Denisov. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • “No, you see,” Maximov turned to him. “What I mean is that those pretty Polish ladies ... when they danced the mazurka with our Uhlans ... when one of them dances a mazurka with a Uhlan she jumps on his knee like a kitten ... a little white one ... and the pan -father and pan -mother look on and allow it.... — “The Brothers Karamazov” by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • In the middle of the reading, the Uhlan interrupted Denisov. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy

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