[vee-tepsk; Russian vyee-tyipsk]
- a city in NE Byelorussia (Belarus), on the Dvina River.
Also Vi·tsyebsk [veet-syepsk; Russian vee-tsyipsk] /vitˈsyɛpsk; Russian ˈvi tsyɪpsk/.
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Examples from the Web for vitebsk
The Dvina, and the railroad, went on beyond Vitebsk,—went on to Russia.
And Vitebsk was not so different, only bigger and brighter and more crowded.
It was a great city, Vitebsk; I never could exhaust its delights.
Only look at this, and this, and this that I brought from Vitebsk, bought with my own money!
And, as in the case of the Vitebsk readings, I cannot find that I suffered any harm.
- a city in E Belarus, a port on the Dvina river: taken by Russia in 1772. Pop: 344 000 (2005 est)
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