[br-naw; English bur-noh]


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

German Brünn. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for brno

Historical Examples of brno

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

    The Story of Prague

    Count Francis Ltzow

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

British Dictionary definitions for brno



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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