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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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