from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Hrodna.

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  • proper n. A city in Belarus.


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  • With the help of this document and despite his pronounced Jewish appearance, he visited dozens of ghettos such as Grodno, Bialystok, Warsaw, Cracow, Czestochowa and Bendin.

    Tema Sznajderman.

  • Vishay Intertechnology Felix Zandman He was one of the few Jews in Grodno, a Polish city during World War II and now part of Belarus, who survived the war.

    Polish Holocaust Survivor Founded Electronics Firm

  • Mr. Zandman was born in Grodno, where his maternal grandfather ran a prosperous construction firm and his father, descended from Talmudic scholars, was a chemist with Zionist sympathies.

    Polish Holocaust Survivor Founded Electronics Firm

  • A prosecutor from the Grodno region said, "The animal fiercely resisted and in the struggle accidentally pulled the trigger with its paw."

    Fox Shoots Hunter

  • Just ask the residents of Grodno, a Western-style city of 300,000 people just 10 miles from the Polish border.

    Lukashenko's Least-Favorite Writer

  • Before the July verdict, Mr. Poczobut had spent three months in an 18th-century Grodno prison, away from his wife and young son.

    Lukashenko's Least-Favorite Writer

  • "What's absurd here is that Lukashenko has called himself a dictator," Mr. Poczobut tells me during a series of email and phone interviews from Grodno.

    Lukashenko's Least-Favorite Writer

  • The city's denizens retain close cultural ties with Poland, and activists say that most of Grodno's city officials are now imported from Minsk to curb the city's European leanings.

    Lukashenko's Least-Favorite Writer

  • Despite, or perhaps because of this, Grodno has become the unofficial headquarters for Belarus's dissidents, independent journalists and the few remaining foreign correspondents still residing in-country—including Mr. Poczobut, who was born into a well-respected family of Grodno Poles.

    Lukashenko's Least-Favorite Writer

  • The U.S. Treasury Department said that as a result of Thursday's action, U.S. citizens are prohibited from doing business with Naftan oil refinery, Grodno Azot fertilizer manufacturer, Grodno Khimvolokno fiber manufacturer and Belshina tire factory.

    US Imposes New Sanctions on Belarus


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