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Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink.

Smetana (or smitane, the French version of its name) is sour cream. Until recently it was familiar in Western gastronomy only in smetana sauce, a savoury sauce made with sour cream, onions,...

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smetana

Edited by John Ayto.

in An A-Z of Food and Drink

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 61 words.

Smetana (or smitane, the French version of its name) is sour cream. Until recently it was familiar in Western

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Smetana

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 38 words.

Czech and Jewish (from Ukraine): from Czech and Ukrainian smetana ‘cream’, a nickname, perhaps ironic, for a ‘delicious’ person or

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smetana

John Ayto.

in The Diner’s Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 85 words.

Smetana (or smitane, the French version of its name) is a type of cream of Eastern European origin in

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smetana

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink.

Smetana (or smitane, the French version of its name) is sour cream. Until recently it was familiar in Western gastronomy only in smetana sauce, a savoury sauce made with sour cream, onions,...

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smetana <i>noun</i>

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur.

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

January 1999; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 16 words.

E20 Russian (from smetat' to sweep together, collect).

Sour cream. Frequently in smetana sauce.

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Smetana, Léopold

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art. 22 words.

French, 20th century, male.

Born in Tonnerre.

Painter. Genre scenes.

Léopold Smetana exhibited at the Salon des Indépendants in Paris from 1912.

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Smetana Quartet

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Cz. string quartet formed in 1945 by students of J. Micka at Prague Cons. Début Prague, Nov. 1945. First va. player was Václav Neumann, who left in 1946 to pursue cond. career. First tour...

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Smetana, Jan

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 98 words.

Czechoslovak, 20th century, male.

Born 3 October 1918.

Painter.

Jan Smetana studied architecture in Prague from 1936 to 1939. From 1941 to 1943 he studied at the...

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Smetana, Bedřich (1824–84)

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 65 words.

Czech composer. For the Shakespeare tercentenary celebrations in Prague in 1864 Smetana composed a Festival March and also conducted Berlioz

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Smetana, Bedřich (1824–84)

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 68 words.

For the Shakespeare tercentenary celebrations in Prague in 1864 Smetana composed a Festival March and also conducted *Berlioz’s

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Smetana, Bedřich (1824–84)

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 138 words.

best known for his symphonic poem cycle Má Vlast (‘My Fatherland’, 1879–80). Smetana was devoted to Czech language and culture and set no English texts, but admired ...

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smetana

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 6 words.

Thin, sour cream, originally Russian.

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smetana

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 6 words.

Thin, sour cream, originally Russian.

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Smetana

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 133 words.

• Catriona • ironer • questioner • gardener, hardener, pardoner • deadener • widener • Londoner • stiffener •

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Smetana

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 133 words.

• Catriona • ironer • questioner • gardener, hardener, pardoner • deadener • widener • Londoner • stiffener •

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smetana

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 4 words.

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“Politics Makes Strange Bedfellows”; or, Smetana’s Reception in the 1890s

David Brodbeck.

in Defining Deutschtum

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; Music Theory and Analysis. 16376 words.

This chapter focuses on the reception of Czech music in Vienna in the early 1890s, when Taaffe sought to reconcile the Germans and Czechs through a Bohemian Compromise designed to divide...

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Bedřich Smetana

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(b Litomyšl, 2 March 1824; d Prague, 12 May 1884).

Czech composer. Regarded in his country as the first and most significant Czech national composer of the 19th century, he ...

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Smetana Quartet

Alena Němcová.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 410 words.

Czech string quartet. It was formed in 1945 by Jaroslav Rybenský (b Bojanov, 12 Jan 1923; d Teplice, 19 Feb 1997) and Lubomír Kostecký (b Ostrava, 5 June 1922), violins; Václav Neumann (b...

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Smetana Quartet

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 60 words.

Cz. string quartet formed in 1945 by students of J. Micka at Prague Cons. Début Prague, Nov. 1945. First

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