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Brno

[ br-naw; English bur-noh ]
/ ˈbr nɔ; English ˈbɜr noʊ /
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noun

a city in S Moravia, in the SE Czech Republic: former capital of Moravia.

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German Brünn.
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Example sentences from the Web for Brno

  • Of late years a demand has been made for a second university to be located at Brno (Brnn), the capital of Moravia.

  • He first proceeded to Brnn (or Brno), the capital of Moravia.

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British Dictionary definitions for Brno

Brno
/ (ˈbɜːnəʊ, Czech ˈbrnɔ) /

noun

a city in the Czech Republic; formerly the capital of Moravia: the country's second largest city. Pop: 375 000 (2005 est)German name: Brünn
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