BAR , a
See also:town of Russia, in the
See also:government of
See also:Podolia, 5o m . N,E. of Kamenets, on an affluent of the
See also:Bug . Pop . (1897) 10,614 . It was formerly called Rov . Its
See also:present designation was bestowed upon it in memory of Bari in Italy (where she was
See also:born) by Bona Sforza, the
See also:consort of
See also:Sigismund I. of Poland, who rebuilt the town after its destruction in 1452 by the Tatars . 'From 1672 to 1699 it remained in possession of the
See also:Turks . In 1768 a
See also:confederation of the
See also:Polish nobles (see next article) against the Russians was formed in the town, which was shortly after taken by
See also:storm, but did not become finally
See also:united to Russia till the
See also:partition of 1793 .
BAR (0. Fr. barre, Late Lat. barra, origin unknown)...
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