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Vilnius

[ vil-nee-oos ]
/ ˈvɪl niˌʊs /
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noun

a city in and the capital of Lithuania, in the SE part: formerly in the Soviet Union and earlier in Poland.

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Polish Wilno. Russian Vil·na [vyeel-nuh; English vil-nuh]. /ˈvyil nə; English ˈvɪl nə/.
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Vilnius

Vilnyus

/ (ˈvɪlnɪʊs) /

noun

the capital of Lithuania: passed to Russia in 1795; under Polish rule (1920–39); university (1578); an industrial and commercial centre. Pop: 544 000 (2005 est)Russian name: Vilna (ˈvilna) Polish name: Wilno
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