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[grod-noh; Russian graw-dnuh]
  1. a city in W Byelorussia (Belarus), on the Niemen River: formerly in Poland.
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Also called Hrod·na [hrod-nuh; Russian hraw-dnuh] /ˈhrɒd nə; Russian ˈhrɔ dnə/.
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Historical Examples of grodno

  • On October 2, 1914, the Russian advance started from Grodno as a base.

    The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII)


  • Some one speaks of the forts of Vilna and Grodno, which are supposed to be impregnable.

  • Was born in the government of Grodno, Russia,in 1875 or 1876.

  • Vilna, Grodno, and Vitepsk are the proper Lithuanian provinces.

    The Ethnology of Europe

    Robert Gordon Latham

  • Every inch that is given them south of Grodno must have its proper evidence to support it.


    Robert Gordon Latham

British Dictionary definitions for grodno


  1. a city in W Belarus on the Neman River: part of Poland (1921–39); an industrial centre. Pop: 318 000 (2005 est)
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