Definitions of Brunn

  1. an industrial city in Moravia in Czech Republic southeast of Prague

Usage examples for Brunn

  1. Still, if Mr. Ruskin had, like Brunn in his Gotteridealen, selected heads like those of the Demeter of Cnidus or the Hera Farnese to illustrate his theme, instead of a series of heads on coins magnified to many times the size for which they were designed, he could hardly have written the passages just quoted. – Religion and Art in Ancient Greece by Ernest Arthur Gardner
  2. France refuses obstinately to take less than two hundred and thirty- seven millions of francs, and insists on the cession of the fortresses of Gratz and Brunn, which her troops have not even occupied up to this time. – Andreas Hofer by Lousia Muhlbach
  3. Brunn, in his history of ancient sculpture, attributes them to the school of Lysippus, a contemporary of Alexander, which Brunn certainly would not have done if he had possessed a good eye for form. – The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns
  4. But Dr. Lecher is President of the Board of Trade of his city of Brunn, and was master of the situation. – The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Last Updated: February 18, 2009
  5. Has the name of Hereward, Lord of Brunn, yet reached your ears? – The Rival Heirs being the Third and Last Chronicle of Aescendune by A. D. Crake
  6. The Emperor Francis himself, perceiving that Vienna was incapable of defence, quitted his capital on the 7th of November, and proceeded to Brunn, in Moravia, the headquarters of Alexander. – The History of Napoleon Buonaparte by John Gibson Lockhart