- a city in SW Byelorussia (Belarus), E of Brest.
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Historical Examples of pinsk
Plagues of rates have appeared at Pinsk, and in the British trenches.
During the day many more of the relatives arrived, among them several members of the family from the Russian city of Pinsk.Simon Eichelkatz; The Patriarch
As a proof of this statement I may cite the draining of the great Pinsk swamps, which was begun by the Government in 1872.Russia
Donald Mackenzie Wallace
While not quite so extensive as the Pinsk Swamps, they are quite as impassable, from a military point of view.
- a city in SW Belarus: capital of a principality (13th–14th centuries). Pop: 134 000 (2005 est)