from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The capital and largest city of Belarus, in the central part of the country. It was first mentioned in 1067 as a settlement in Kievan Russia. Because of its strategic location, Minsk was ruled or occupied from the 13th century by various powers until Belarus gained independence in 1991. Population: 1,770,000.
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- proper n. The capital of Belarus
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- n. the capital of Belarus and of the Commonwealth of Independent States
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April 20th, 2010 MINSK/BISHKEK - The deposed Kyrgyz leader Kurmanbek Bakiyev has found refuge in the Belarusian capital of Minsk, that nation's President, Alexander Lukashenko, said Tuesday.
(MINSK) - Poland's Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski on Friday paid a surprise flash visit to Belarus to discuss relations between Minsk and the European Union, the Belarussian foreign ministry said.
Leigh Jaynes (women's 130 lbs.) and Tervel Dlagnev (men's 264.5) won gold medals at the Alexander Medved International in Minsk, Belarus.
And preseason favorite Mikael Granlund now needs a big performance in Minsk to regain his once lofty status.
He is the most talented and dynamic of the bunch, but his performance in Minsk and his medical records will determine how high he gets selected after missing much of the season with hip problems that are certainly cause for concern.
Thus their choice is unemployment in Minsk or some other eastern European city (which is where most are from) or employment in Iceland.
Perhaps someone would prefer being your personal sex slave to being unemployed in Minsk?
Though he led his team to a first-round playoff upset, we expect that Canmore's season will come to an end well before the world U-18 championships get underway in Minsk next month, and we'd love to plant a bug in Hockey Canada's ear right now so they don't forget to add him to the roster.
Gaddafi and Lukashenko met in Minsk on Monday, thanked each other for support when their nations faced sanctions, and said they pursued common aims in favour of a "multi-polar world".
My last match of the year will be in Minsk, Belarus for world cup finals where only the top 10 people in the world are invited.